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After the 2008 financial crisis, rules required much greater transparency on the sale of credit default swaps. But a loophole allows banks to evade regulation by offloading the trades to foreign subsidiaries. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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Big Banks Are Once Again Taking Risks With Complex Financial Trades, Report Says

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