Some new banking regulations were softened by the Basel Committee this week, with banks that were required to meet capital standards by 2015 now only having to meet 60% of those standards by the 2015 deadline. In this video, Motley Fool financial analyst Matt Koppenheffer discusses what the motivation is behind the softening of the regulations, and why the Basel Committee may be taking bank growth and recovery into consideration.
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Is the Basel Committee getting soft?
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