Two major arguments swirl around the controversies over branching. The first of these goes to concern about monopolies and the concentration of business, power, and assets. The second emphasizes the benefits and evils of competition, with particular focus on over-banking in an area and possible bank failure as a result.
"A Survey of Statutory and Regulatory Schemes For Commerical Bank Branching,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 12
, Article 6.
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