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Regulating Foreign Investment In U.S. Banks

Law360 (May 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- One by-product of the international credit and liquidity crisis, which emanated from U.S. lending and funding practices, is increased political attention to foreign investments in U.S. banks.

Foreign interest in U.S. bank investments from certain countries flush with liquidity and concentrated wealth can be expected to increase as U.S. banks seek to replenish capital and the dollar remains weak.

The Senate Banking Committee has just held hearings on the influence “Sovereign Wealth Funds” may have through their investments in U.S. financial institutions even though these investments...
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