Senate banking panel to hold hearing on reform bill

Hume, Lynn Stevens
February 1998
Bond Buyer;02/20/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30335, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on legislative hearings on a litigation reform proposal affecting the banking industry in the United States. Controversy over the choice of witnesses to testify in the investigation; Advocates of the bill; Provisions of the bill.


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