Comments on: Why we can’t simplify bank regulation http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/09/14/why-we-cant-simplify-bank-regulation/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: crocodilechuck http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/09/14/why-we-cant-simplify-bank-regulation/comment-page-1/#comment-43191 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 02:11:35 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=17657#comment-43191 Felix,

And the last thirty years of so called ‘deregulation’ has driven the degree of complexity; see Dodd Frank, and THIS:

http://www.macrobusiness.com.au/2012/09/ death-by-financial-rules/

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By: crocodilechuck http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/09/14/why-we-cant-simplify-bank-regulation/comment-page-1/#comment-43190 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 02:11:32 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=17657#comment-43190 Felix,

And the last thirty years of so called ‘deregulation’ has driven the degree of complexity; see Dodd Frank, and THIS:

http://www.macrobusiness.com.au/2012/09/ death-by-financial-rules/

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By: crocodilechuck http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/09/14/why-we-cant-simplify-bank-regulation/comment-page-1/#comment-43189 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 02:11:22 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=17657#comment-43189 Felix,

And the last thirty years of so called ‘deregulation’ has driven the degree of complexity; see Dodd Frank, and THIS:

http://www.macrobusiness.com.au/2012/09/ death-by-financial-rules/

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By: MrRFox http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/09/14/why-we-cant-simplify-bank-regulation/comment-page-1/#comment-43159 Sat, 15 Sep 2012 08:17:29 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=17657#comment-43159 Simple can be as simple as one chooses to make it, if one does indeed desire simplicity. For a renegade (any questions about that?) industry like financial services, participants must for a time be brought to full-heel, much like taming a unruly dog; the Singapore fin-reg model of the 80s shows the way –

“Everything is forbidden except that which is specifically approved.”

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By: KenG_CA http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/09/14/why-we-cant-simplify-bank-regulation/comment-page-1/#comment-43150 Fri, 14 Sep 2012 19:56:00 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=17657#comment-43150 Can somebody explain to me why the FDIC can’t act like an insurance company, and tell their clients what things they will not insure? Like the equivalent of a diving board in a kiddie pool?

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