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Servicers Open the Lines of Communication

Michael Merritt of BOK Financial sat down with DS News to explain how the lessons learned from the financial crisis of 2008 smoothed a path of communication between servicers and their clients during the pandemic.

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10 Years Later, Where Are They Now?

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This weekend marks "Lehman Brothers Weekend," the 10-year anniversary of the start of the Financial Crisis. See what those instrumental in handling the crisis learned, and how our current housing market compares to the pre-crisis market.

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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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