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John Berlau: Durbin's Debit Rule Costing Bank Customers More

September 30, 2011

BTN PODCAST - On October 1 the so-called "Durbin Amendment" to the Dodd-Frank financial law of 2010 takes effect.

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BTN PODCAST - On October 1 the so-called "Durbin Amendment" to the Dodd-Frank financial law of 2010 takes effect. John Berlau of the Competitive Enterprise Institute was among many experts who predicted higher banking fees and fewer free services as a result. Those predictions appear to be coming true, and he joins us to explain how the amendment harms banking customers and suggests steps to minimize the impact.

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Steve Stanek (sstanek@heartland.org) is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute.
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