Customers of IndyMac Bancorp Inc., the California mortgage lender that failed two years ago, would recover some of their $265 million in lost deposits under a proposal offered by House lawmakers to the financial-overhaul bill.
Washington Mutual Inc. filed a revised reorganization plan yesterday in anticipation of tomorrow’s hearing on the explanatory disclosure statement. The modified plan is based on an amended proposal for a global settlement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co . and creditor groups.
U.S. agencies trying to ensure the financial system is strong enough to withstand another crisis have settled on one of the last pieces of their regulatory apparatus to limit the size of bank debt, according to two people briefed on the discussions.
Developer Norman Radow expected some thanks in April when he offered to repay a $35 million defaulted loan on a 32-story San Diego condominium project he had taken over, originally financed by failed Corus Bank. Instead, his new lender urged him to keep the money.
Bank of America Corp. and its Countrywide Home Loans unit were accused of racketeering in a lawsuit filed by two Indiana residents claiming that perjured affidavits were used to foreclose on their home.
The 14 largest U.S. mortgage servicers must pay back homeowners for losses from foreclosures or loans that were mishandled in the wake of the housing collapse, according to consent decrees released yesterday.