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Breakingviews: BES’s flawed bailout

Monday, August 04, 2014 - 03:50

Had BES collapsed in July 2015, new EU rules would have made it easy to force senior lenders to stump up. As it is, Lisbon just arranged another taxpayer-backed bailout, says Breakingviews.

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Breakingviews: BES’s flawed bailout

Monday, August 04, 2014 - 03:50