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The Policy Makers

Some of the industry’s greatest minds discuss the lessons they learned during the housing crisis, and how it’s shaping their stance on housing policy today. Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DSNews, out now.

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Royal Bank of Scotland Settles for $500 Million

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New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman this week announced a $500 million settlement between the state and Royal Bank of Scotland. The settlement relates to claims that the bank misled investors over the quality of risky mortgage-backed securities leading ...

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How Much Have Banks Been Fined Since the Crisis?

According to a tally released Tuesday by New York-based investment banking firm Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, banks have been fined $243 billion since the financial crisis in 2008. As reported by Marketwatch, repayment of the fines involves a mixture of ...

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Yellen: There’s Still More Work to Do

In a speech at the Federal Reserve's annual conference, Janet Yellen looked back at the financial crisis—as well as the insights, lessons, and reforms that came out of it. Read on to see more of Yellen's remarks.

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What’s Next for REO? A 10-Year Perspective

While the single-family rental market is one area that will continue to provide opportunity in the REO marketplace, the question remains: What’s next for the banks, servicers, and investors who touch the REO sector nearly a decade past its high? This select print feature originally appeared in the May 2016 issue of DS News.

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