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Panel critiques Basel Committee’s proposed international capital standards for banks ( www.aei.org/shdw/shdw169.htm ).

Draft IFAC standard focuses on roles of auditors and bank supervisors. Comments are due by June 12 ( www.ifac.org/News/LastestReleases.tmpl?NID=98201 967512258 ).

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