All Federal Housing Finance Agency articles

  • Bank BW
    News Brief

    Regs move forward Dodd-Frank rule on risk considerations in bank exec pay


    Federal regulators adopted a notice of proposed rulemaking on incentive-based compensation requiring large banks to make their executive compensation arrangements “more sensitive to risk.”

  • Whistle

    Court: RBS whistleblower should not receive award


    A federal appeals court has denied the whistleblower claims of a former Royal Bank of Scotland employee seeking compensation for a tip he said generated more than $10 billion worth of settlements.

  • Blog

    HUD files housing discrimination complaint against Facebook


    The Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced a complaint against Facebook for “violating the Fair Housing Act by allowing landlords and home sellers to use its advertising platform to engage in housing discrimination.”

  • Blog

    RBS reaches $5.5B settlement with FHFA


    The Federal Housing Finance Agency, as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, today reached a $5.5 billion settlement with Royal Bank of Scotland Group alleging violations of federal and state securities laws in connection with private-label residential mortgage-backed securities trusts purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.