FDIC's single-point-of-entry method applauded but concerns still linger
Lawyers split on whether subordinated debt will be made convertible by law
Philadelphia Fed president says existing efforts to end too-big-to-fail may ‘come up short' and advocates a more rules-based approach; criticises Basel III risk weights
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