BUSINESS
06/21/2010 08:46 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Financial Reform: Banks Still Have Billions At Stake As Bill Nears

June 21 (Bloomberg) -- While Congress puts finishing touches on its financial-regulatory overhaul, Wall Street lobbyists are preparing for a new battle out of the public spotlight and inside nearly a dozen federal agencies.

If the bill passes in roughly the form being negotiated by House and Senate lawmakers, regulators will be directed to write hundreds of new rules, conduct dozens of studies, combine two banking agencies and bring industries such as mortgage brokers under federal oversight for the first time

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