Bankruptcy Blogs

CFPB chief’s equal-opportunity calendar

06/17/19

In her first four and a half months, Kathy Kraninger met with lawmakers more than twice as often as her predecessor, but her schedule demonstrates willingness to meet with industry and policy stakeholders from various camps.

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ING bets its future on open banking

06/17/19

The Dutch company is no longer a bank in some countries, but more of a digital matchmaker between consumers and financial products provided by third parties, explains innovation chief Benoit LeGrand.

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'Truist' rebrand prompts lawsuit by N.C. credit union

06/17/19

Winston-Salem-based Truliant Federal Credit Union has filed a suit in federal court claiming that BB&T and SunTrust banks’ post-merger brand represents trademark infringement and unfair competition.

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New York rent rules pose risks for apartment lenders, Fitch says

06/17/19

New York's sweeping rewrite of rent stabilization laws could pose a credit risk to lenders that finance capital improvements to regulated apartment properties, according to a report Monday by Fitch Ratings.

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Could Texas acquisition signal a return of bigger bank deals?

06/17/19

Deal values this year have been smaller than last year despite the hubbub over BB&T-SunTrust. Prosperity's agreement to buy LegacyTexas raises the possibility that the size of bank deals could start climbing.

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Regulators finalize rule streamlining call reports for smaller banks

06/17/19

The new regulation mandated by Congress expands eligibility for a simplified reporting form to financial institutions with $5 billion of assets.

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Deutsche Bank considers closing U.S. equities trading in revamp

06/17/19

The German banking giant is also looking to create a "bad bank" to wind down as much as $56 billion in unwanted assets, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Mastercard allows name choice in nod to transgender cardholders

06/17/19

Mastercard is working with its banking partners to introduce True Name cards that will let customers use the name they want on their cards without requiring a legal name change.

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HSBC to hire more than 300 for U.S. retail banking expansion

06/17/19

HSBC is opening 50 new retail branches in the U.S. and hiring more than 300 staff as part of the British lender's plan to expand services to regions where it has previously been absent.

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Community Banks with the Largest Portfolios of Home Equity Loans

06/17/19

On Mar. 31, 2019. Dollars in thousands.

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