FDIC's Bair: 'Too Big to Fail' Doctrine Must End


Ending the idea that large financial institutions are “too big to fail” is a top priority under the Obama administration’s regulatory reform proposal, FDIC chair Sheila Bair told CNBC.

Bair: “Clearly, there has been moral hazard and lack of market discipline fed by the 'too big to fail' doctrine, and this in turn has been fed by the lack of resolution mechanism that really works for very large financial organizations and this has been a central focus of ours.”

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