The Supreme Court, delaying a case that will determine whether banks can be forced to disclose exam reports, has asked the solicitor general to weigh in.

The solicitor general will likely take at least a month to file a brief in the case, which would postpone until February the high court's decision to take or reject the case. If the court does accept the case, oral arguments wouldn't occur until the fall and a decision would not be out until early next winter.

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