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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

CRS Issue Statement on Banking Regulation

Edward V. Murphy, Coordinator
Specialist in Financial Economics

In light of the financial crisis of 2008 and subsequent economic disturbance, government

regulation and oversight of the banking industry may be a key concern for the 111th Congress.

Economic problems in sectors associated with financial innovation may have revealed

important gaps in banking regulation; therefore, Congress is considering reforming the regulatory


Date of Report: January 21, 2010
Number of Pages: 2
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