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Why 'Too Big to Jail' Is Still a Matter of Debate

“The failure to prosecute bankers as a result of the financial crisis has sparked an ongoing debate about whether enforcement officials lacked the will to move forward with any cases—or didn't have enough proof that any crimes had been committed.

“Far from fading into the background, the issue remains in the forefront as policymakers debate how to address "too big to jail." A lack of will could be addressed by more forceful leadership, but a lack of proof might call for changes to the way financial crimes are prosecuted.