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Banks relieved as revised trading book proposals drop plans for capital to be based on regulator-set correlations
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Leverage-only approach would set prudential rules back 50 years, warns senior Canadian regulator
The "day will come" when CFTC tries to ensure compliance by foreign banks that have not registered as swap dealers
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