Enforcement actions

'Don't try the FDIC's patience': Comments of the week

11/14/19

Readers react to the FDIC's fine against a bank over a 5-year-old consent order, Regions Financial's about-face on acquisitions, HUD's promotion of a controversial CFPB official and more.

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Year's 2nd-biggest merger, bank failures, small-bank layoffs: Top stories of the week

11/08/19

First Horizon, Iberiabank in year's second-biggest bank merger; bank failure in New Jersey is nation's third in a week; smaller banks take a turn swinging the ax; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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HUD, Justice Dept. aim to ease lenders' False Claims Act burden

10/28/19

The government has used the law to bring fraud claims against Federal Housing Administration lenders, but the new steps respond to criticism that minor offenders were also getting punished.

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Another day, another Capitol Hill grilling for CFPB's Kraninger

10/17/19

In her second day of congressional testimony, Kathy Kraninger took heat from Senate Democrats for weighing in on constitutional questions about her agency and for her enforcement track record.

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Dems unload on CFPB’s Kraninger: ‘You are absolutely worthless’

10/16/19

CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger faced a barrage of questions from Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee over why the agency has not demanded refunds for consumers in recent settlements.

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Supreme Court yet to decide if it will take CFPB case

10/15/19

A list of upcoming cases published by the high court did not include a challenge to the bureau's constitutionality, but the justices could still decide to review it at a later date.

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Citi fined $30 million over how it handled foreclosed property

10/11/19

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency found deficiencies related to the bank's holding period for "other real estate owned."

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Kraninger’s stance on CFPB constitutionality puts rules in limbo

10/01/19

By declaring that she has too much statutory power, the agency’s director has potentially opened a floodgate of litigation.

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How Supreme Court could decide CFPB constitutionality question

09/23/19

If the court agrees to hear the case, its conservative majority could make it easier for a president to fire a CFPB director, though other outcomes are possible.

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OptimumBank, Interamerican finally free of post-crisis regulatory orders

09/23/19

The Florida banks had spent years addressing credit quality and capital issues.

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