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What Happened to Banker Bashing?

  • Attitudes are shifting from Wall Street to London to Paris
  • More permissive approach could augur deregulation in the U.S.
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They were called public enemies. They were strung up in effigy during protests in London and New York. Their behavior spurred an outcry that changed the politics of the West.

Bankers on both sides of the Atlantic were blasted for the sins that triggered the financial crash of 2008 and the recession and scandals that followed. It seemed like the vitriol would never stop. Until now.