iOS app Android app

Bank Regulators

Shahien Nasiripour

Elizabeth Warren Teams With Arch Conservative On Bank Transparency Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A bipartisan pair of lawmakers are targeting federal regulators and the Department of Justice over their allegedly opaque settlements with companies a...

Shahien Nasiripour

U.S. Faces New Threat From Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Regulators overseeing the nation’s largest financial institutions are distrustful of their bosses, afraid to speak out, and feeling is...

Bank Regulator Hid Settlements From Public: Report

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

At the request of rule-breaking bankers, a top U.S. regulator has for years settled bank cases in secret, raising the bar on just how far regulators a...

Tower of Basel

Bartlett Naylor | Posted 12.20.2012 | Business
Bartlett Naylor

With a simple albeit ambitious decision, Wall Street regulators have a way to all but guarantee that there will be no more financial sector bailouts: require genuine "skin in the game" from bank owners.

And The Number Of Bank Failures So Far This Year Is...

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators closed two small banks in Georgia on Friday and one each in Florida, Kansas and Illinois, bringing to 38 the number of ...

Bank of England Official Denies Pressuring Barclays

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 09.08.2012 | Business

LONDON — A senior Bank of England official denied Monday that he had given any hint to Barclays that it should manipulate reports of its borrowi...

SEC Charges CEO Of Big Florida Bank With Fraud

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

* Securities fraud, accounting fraud alleged * BankAtlantic had accused banking analyst of defamation * Banking operatio...

Regulators Warns Banks Of 'Effective And Malicious' Hacker Attacks

Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - Bank regulators warned banks to be on guard against increasingly clever computer hacking on Tuesday, indicating heightened alert agai...

Under New Rules, Repackaging Mortgages Would Require Big Down Payment

Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

U.S. lenders would have to offer mortgages with at least a 20 percent down payment if they want to repackage the loan to sell to other investors w...

In The Public Interest: Checking the "Fact Check" From CFPB Opponents

Ed Mierzwinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Mierzwinski

What opponents of the CFPB really fear is that we now have a regulator that will put consumer interests first and hold Wall Street accountable.

Thrift Supervision Regulators Ignored Risks At WaMu, Says Senate Panel

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal bank regulators failed to stop shoddy lending and excessive risk-taking at Washington Mutual Inc. for years because they we...

Banks Are Reluctant To Recognize Their Bad Deals

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Once again, lenders are making believe that defaulted-loan problems will go away if they wait long enough. Industry jokesters call it "extend-and-pretend."

Kerry Killinger, Ex-WaMu CEO, It's 'Unfair' Bank Didn't Get Bailed-Out

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — A trio of former Washington Mutual officials and a trove of documents on Tuesday portrayed a pattern of breakneck loan-making and a...

Government Bank Regulators Got Big Bonuses

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — As banks gambled on the risky mortgages that helped create the worst financial crisis in generations, the U.S. government handed ou...

Shahien Nasiripour

No Easy Jumpstart To Get Small Business Hiring Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As 130 business, labor and thought leaders converge on the White House today to discuss ways to create more jobs, the nation's main engine for job cre...