Study Fuels Fight Over Edge For ‘Too Big To Fail’ Banks

Law360, New York (March 19, 2014, 8:14 PM EDT) -- A top banking industry group on Wednesday released a study it says debunked recent criticism that banks perceived to be “too big to fail” enjoyed access to cheaper funding than their smaller rivals, but advocates of shrinking the biggest banks said the report's methodology lacked credibility.

The question of whether the country's largest financial institutions have lower funding costs because of a belief that the government will not let them fail has become a part of the broader heated debate over whether some banks remain too...
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