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Sunshine Week should turn up the heat
Sunshine Week should turn up the heat

This week is "Sunshine Week," a nonprofit, nonpartisan national initiative launched by the American Society of News Editors to "promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information." What better time to focus on a provision of the Dodd-Frank Act that allows the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to designate companies it deems "too big to fail" as "systematically important financial institutions" (SIFIs) subject to enhanced supervision and regulation by the Federal Reserve. It has done so with MetLife, the largest life insurance company in the U.S. MetLife rejects the SIFI designation, maintaining that it is...