WASHINGTON -- The American Bankers Association hired one of the country's top law firms Monday to investigate the government's fair-lending enforcement efforts.

Lawyers at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom will advise the ABA on whether government is properly interpreting the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, ABA president Donald G. Ogilvie said.

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