Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999

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Known to some as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999, signed into law by Bill Clinton, was the point at which the Glass-Steagall Act died and lessons of the great crash of 1929 became unknown knowns which needed to be re-learned out of whole cloth; a process which took only eight years.

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