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The less visible hand

8 December 2010 By Peter Thal Larsen

Britain’s top regulator suggests bank directors should meet tougher standards of competency. He’s right that reckless lending creates large social costs. But if banks faced a real threat of failure, investors would impose tougher controls. That’s a better way to raise standards.

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