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Europe Introduced Bank “Bail-In” System Jan.1st – Can the U.S. Be Far Behind? (+2K Views)

On January 1st, 2016, a new bail-in system will go into effect for all European banks which means that, if you have more than 100,000 euros in a European bank right now, you are potentially on the hook should that bank go under. In the U.S. the Federal Reserve recently adopted a new rule that limits its ability to lend emergency money to banks. Is that the first step to European style bank "bail-in" legislation being enacted in America?

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