Regulators worldwide will meet in Basel, Switzerland, next month to try to come to consensus on capital and liquidity rules for banks, in an effort to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis. Leaders of France, Germany, Japan and the U.S. have become involved in the discussion as the outcome is expected to affect major financial institutions. Negotiators are striving to pin down details during the mid-September meeting and then offer the Group of 20 nations' leaders a package to approve at their November summit.

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