After 20-Hour Session, Reform Talks Yield Final Bill

Kaper, Stacy; Blackwell, Rob; Hopkins, Cheyenne
June 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;6/28/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 26, p13
The article presents updates on the U.S. financial regulatory reform bill. Debates on the bill have been completed and the most problematic issues of finalizing a ban on proprietary trading, limiting banks' investment in hedge funds and private equity firms, and forcing banks to spin-off their derivatives trading desks, have been resolved. According to Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd, nobody expected to finish the discussions on the bill.


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