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Insurance Needs a Federal Regulator – But Not the Fed

Jim Sivon and Greg Wilson OCT 25, 2013 10:00am ET The Financial Stability Oversight Council’s recent designation of AIG and Prudential for enhanced regulation and supervision by the Federal Reserve Board invites a reexamination of proposals for federal insurance regulation. Prior to the financial crisis, bills had been introduced in both the House and the […]

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