TITLE

Don't Crimp Banks' Lending Capacity

AUTHOR(S)
Githens, William F.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
American Banker;5/27/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 82, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on a financial regulatory bill that was passed in the U.S. Senate in May 2010 which is expected to significantly affect banking regulations. Topics include the outlook for capital and liquidity requirements, the effect of less capital on lending and the economy, and support for the Basel Committee's proposed leverage ratio.
ACCESSION #
51062811

 

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