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What Is “Too Big To Regulate?”

Posted by Larry Doyle on March 4th, 2013 8:38 AM |

Going on three years since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Financial Regulatory Reform legislation, aside from a few politicians and perhaps the head of the Federal Reserve nobody  — and I mean nobody — believes that our major financial institutions are anything but “too big to fail.”

We have also learned that “too big to fail” has also come to encompass “too big to regulate” and “too big to prosecute” as well.

How is it that the banks have become “too big to regulate?” Let’s navigate and review a bite-sized script from the Wall Street Journal that highlights this point.  (more…)

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