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HSBC confirms FHFA settlement, to pay $550 million
HSBC Holdings PLC confirmed that it reached a settlement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency, becoming the latest financial firm to settle mortgage-bond lawsuits filed in 2011.
HSBC to Pay $550 Million to End Mortgage-Related Suit  New York Times
HSBC to pay US$550mil to settle US mortgage bond claims  The Star Online
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Federal Housing Finance Agency Seeks Comments on Proposed Home Loan ...
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is proposing to revise its regulations governing Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) membership primarily to require each applicant and member institution to hold one percent of its assets in "home mortgage loans" ...
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FHFA Rules Aimed at Kicking REITs Out of Home-Loan Banks
The Federal Housing Finance Agency, which has voiced concern that firms are using specialized insurers to join FHLBs, said in a statement today that it's proposing new rules limiting insurer access to home-loan banks to companies dealing primarily with ...
FHFA Plans to Kick REITs Out of Home Loan System With New Rules  Businessweek
FHFA changes to FHLBs would devastate REIT membership  Housing Wire
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Goldman to Buy $3.15 Billion of Debt to End FHFA Claims
The buyback represents a premium of about $1.2 billion and makes the two U.S.-owned mortgage-finance companies whole on the securities, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the firms' government overseer, said yesterday in a statement. The cost of the ...
Goldman Sachs, US agency in mortgage settlement worth $1.2 billion  Reuters UK
Goldman to buy mortgage debt, pays US$3.15bil to resolve federal claims  The Star Online
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HSBC, Nomura lose bid to avoid US agency's mortgage lawsuits
29 in a case by the Federal Housing Finance Agency that the bank has estimated could expose it to $1.6 billion (964.7 million pounds) in liability.
FHFA Report a Waste of Taxpayer Time and Money  Huffington Post
Red Herring or Clue? Fannie Job Posting Hints at NYSE Listing  Fox Business
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NAFCU letter to FHFA on agency's strategic plan for fiscal years 2015 through ...
ARLINGTON, VA (September 15, 2014) - Below is NAFCU Regulatory Affairs Counsel Alicia Nealon's letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) regarding the agency's Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2015 through 2019. The strategic plan sets forth ...
FHFA reps and warrants policies have �significant and unresolved� risks  Housing Wire
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No G-Fee Increases: NAFCU, CUNA to FHFA
NAFCU and CUNA urged the Federal Housing Finance Agency to abandon its proposed increases to guarantee fees, which the groups argued would hurt the housing market.
6 questions for Ed DeMarco, the former regulator of Fannie, Freddie  MarketWatch
Banks Join MGIC Pushing to Ease Insurer Capital Plan  Bloomberg
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Many homeowners still qualify for mortgage relief
Watt recently became the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency and oversees the HARP program. He says many Americans who hear about it think it sounds fishy.
WATCH: FHFA Director Watt ensures HARP is "not a scam�  Housing Wire (blog)
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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Big Ackman Court Loss?
The FHFA is the Conservator of Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA), id. � 26, and it has moved to substitute itself as plaintiff in this case, arguing that only the Conservator has standing to pursue claims on behalf of ...
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HSBC to Pay $550M to FHFA for Mortgage-Issue Settlement - Analyst Blog
In 2011, the FHFA had filed lawsuits against 18 global banks accusing them of selling risky RMBS to Freddie and Fannie in the period preceding the financial crisis.