US, foreign banks given one-year extension to submit 'living wills': Federal Reserve

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Eight of the largest U.S. banks and 82 foreign banks will have an extra year to submit their so-called living wills outlining how they would be unwound in the event of bankruptcy, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday.

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The eight domestic U.S. banks granted the extension are Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Morgan Stanley , State Street Corp and Wells Fargo & Co.

Under the Dodd-Frank reform act, the largest U.S. banks must present plans that explain how they would be unwound in the case of a financial crisis without shaking the broader economy.

(Reporting by Michelle Price; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)

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