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New Rules on Bank Capital, Swaps Clearing Set to Clash 

February 13, 2015

Andrew Ackerman, The Wall Street Journal 

CFTC Chairman Says Requirement to Hold Capital Would Hurt Banks Using Swaps Clearinghouses

Washington—A new rule requiring banks to hold extra capital against all the assets on their books may have the unintended effect of undermining a central plank of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law aimed at boosting the safety of the multitrillion-dollar swaps market, a top regulator warned Thursday.

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