The brewing battle over the National Association of Securities Dealers' plan to regulate bank brokerages broke into open hostilities last week.

On the eve of the Feb. 15 deadline for comments, a top aide to the Comptroller of the Currency took the trade group to task, saying it should have tried to cooperate better with banking regulators.

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