After raising expectations about reforming the Community Reinvestment Act, Comptroller Eugene Ludwig and his band of regulators face the tough task of devising a rule that satisfies both bankers and public advocates.

Mr. Ludwig has pleased bankers by saying he wants to cut the documentation burden of the law. And he has thrilled activists by saying he wants to hold the industry to more objective, rigorous standards of performance.

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