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FDIC Targets Failed Bank Execs With Legal Action
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (AP) Federal regulators have authorized legal action against more than 50 executives and directors of collapsed U.S. banks as they seek to recover about $1 billion in losses. A spokesman for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp... Read More

Washington Mutual Settles Class Action Lawsuit For $208.5 Million
Posted on 5 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Washington Mutual Inc. and its fellow defendants have agreed to pay $208.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit stemming from the lender's collapse in 2008, the biggest U.S. bank failure in history. The defendants and lead plaintiff... Read More

A Failed Bank, A Lawsuit, And Some Interesting Questions
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Though 268 banks have failed since January 1, 2008, there has been relatively little litigation related to the failed banks, as least so far. For example, the FDIC only recently filed its first action against former directors and officers of a failed... Read More