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Items Tagged with 'Federal Insurance Deposit Corp.'


JPMorgan, FDIC continue to battle over WaMU five years later

November 1, 2013
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.
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Ally reaches settlement with the FHFA, FDIC

October 29, 2013
Ally Financial Inc. reached a settlement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to resolve lingering mortgage issues.
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FDIC prepared to dismantle top banks

October 14, 2013
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.
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Weak lenders stick around a bit longer

September 30, 2013
Troubled banks are lingering around a bit longer, threatening the health of the overall economy.
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The true price of bank failures

Estimated cost versus actual cost
September 9, 2013
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.
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Judge tosses out BofA suit against FDIC

Lawsuit is over $1.7 million in investor losses
August 27, 2013
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.
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Bank regulators debate lender risk rules

How much skin-in-the-game should a bank have?
August 22, 2013
The Federal Insurance Deposit Corp. is finally meeting on Aug. 28 to address the issue of how much skin-in-the-game lenders should carry after originating mortgages sold off onto the secondary market.
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Invictus: 758 banks at risk of failing

January 31, 2012
After conducting stress and sustainability tests on hundreds of U.S. banks, Invictus Consulting Group found 758 American banks are at risk of failing. The research and...
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