JPMorgan Chase is still arguing with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. over the precise wording of its purchase agreement to buy Washington Mutual five years ago. The debate is part of a long process to resolve who bears the ultimate responsibility for WaMu's failed liabilities.
The Federal Insurance Deposit Corp. is allowed to dismantle a firm if it cannot pass through bankruptcy without posing a significant threat to the financial system. Dodd-Frank gives the FDIC the power to do that, and they plan to use it if needed.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. estimates how much it will cost the insurance fund every time it seizes a bank. But the estimated cost and the actual cost don't always match up, leading to deeper losses than expected.
A federal judge dismissed Bank of America’s lawsuit against the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. over $1.7 billion in investor losses stemming from the collapse of a large regional bank and a large mortgage lender back in 2009.
“Nearly every part of the real estate process has been transformed by technology except for home financing. Getting a mortgage is still manual, frustrating and confusing,” said Nick Stamos, CEO and founder of Sindeo..
Legacy insurers are headed toward solid ground, with some experiencing their first full year of profitability since the housing crash. New entrants, meanwhile, are raising capital, entering the fray and gaining market share. Read More
First, I’m not suggesting totally yanking FICO or Vantage Scores or anything like that. What I am recommending is the adoption of other models that would equally, or even more effectively, determine who can repay a loan. Read More