WASHINGTON — Although the next round of living wills is not expected until July 2013, regulators announced Thursday they had used special authority to gather resolution plans from two additional firms: The Bank of New York Mellon and State Street.

The two banks are the 10th and 11th to give the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and Federal Reserve Board first drafts of guides to their hypothetical wind-downs required under the Dodd-Frank Act. Each plan, which allegedly total thousands of pages, is mostly nonpublic. Yet they include short public portions with some details about company structure and resolution strategy.

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