Items Tagged with 'Eliot Spitzer'


  • Supreme Court to Take Up Federal Preemption, Mortgages

    Late Friday, the United State Supreme Court said it will hear a case that may have far more import for the mortgage banking community than most might realize upon first glance; Dow Jones reported after market close that the SCOTUS had agreed to consider whether the New York attorney general's office has the power to investigate whether some national banks have engaged in discriminatory mortgage lending in the state.
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  • Former NY Governor Looking to Launch Distressed RE Fund

    Former New York Governor Elliot Spitzer apparently isn't waiting long to move into his next venture. On the heels of his resignation in the wake of a prostitution scandal, Spitzer is planning a distressed real estate fund that will build off of his father's business, according to a report Tuesday afternoon in the New York Sun.
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  • OCC's Dugan: NY Governor 'Wrong' on Predatory Lenders

    Responding to a scathing editorial last week by New York Governor Eliot Spitzer that claimed the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency hamstrung state-led efforts at mortgage industry reform in the early 1990s, the OCC's John Dugan had harsh words of his own for the former state attorney general.
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