The financial reform bill now before Congress will "force the financial system to operate with...

|By:, SA News Editor

The financial reform bill now before Congress will "force the financial system to operate with clear rules that set unambiguous limits on leverage and risk," Geithner writes in today's Washington Post. "[The U.S.] would have a strong hand in negotiating a global agreement on new capital requirements by the end of the year. Such an agreement would establish a level playing field with minimum requirements for capital.”