WASHINGTON — Regulators gave an update Tuesday on efforts required by the Dodd-Frank Act to crack down on executive pay structures, on the same day they tweaked a rule narrowing the payments available to creditors of failed behemoths.

While issuing no proposals, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s board of directors discussed a section of the law calling for rules to bar risky compensation agreements, a subject the agencies had already broached a number of times. The board also finalized a rule — with certain changes — clarifying which creditors could get extra relief under the FDIC's new resolution powers.

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