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Congress began to consider a weaker bill allowing federal regulators to restrict proprietary trading and hedge fund ownership by banks, but not prohibiting these activities altogether. Despite having wide support in the Senate, the amendment was never given a vote.
When the Merkley-Levin Amendment was first brought to the floor, Senator Richard ShelbyRepublican of Alabama, objected to a motion to vote on the amendment. Shortly before it was due to be voted upon, Brownback withdrew his own amendment, thus killing the Merkley-Levin amendment and the Volcker Rule as part of the Senate bill.
The original Merkley-Levin amendment and the final legislation both covered more types of proprietary trading than the original rule proposed by the administration. It also banned conflict of interest trading.
Senator Levin commented on the importance of that aspect: This is an important victory for fairness for investors such as pension funds and for the integrity of the financial system. As the Goldman Sachs investigation showed, business as usual on Wall Street has for too long allowed banks to create instruments which are based on junky assets, then sell them to clients, and bet against their own clients by betting on their failure.
The measure approved by the conferees ends that type of conflict which Wall Street has engaged in. I'd love to see a four-page bill that bans proprietary trading and makes the board and chief executive responsible for compliance.
And I'd have strong regulators. If the banks didn't comply with the spirit of the bill, they'd go after them. Bernanke said the central bank and other regulators would not meet that deadline.
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