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Entries in FAME (3)

Thursday
Sep242015

Financial Institutions . . . In the News 

  • New Rule at FAME will prevent another Cate Street deal.  (BDN 8.20.2015)
  • Employees of KeyCorp, Maine’s second largest bank, receives visit from CEO Beth Mooney who talked about KeyBank’s growth in Maine.  (Mainebiz 8.24.2015)
  • Machias Savings Bank builds new bank in Presque Isle.  (BDN 9.2.2015)
  • Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae lengthen timelines in foreclosure proceedings.  (Housing Wire 9.4.2015)
  • Eric Rosengren, CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to become the next chair of Colby College’s Board of Trustees in May 2016.  (Colby College 9.4.2015)
  • Attorney General’s office warns grandparents of scamming involving grandchildren involved in an accident or hurt.  (BDN 9.8.2015)
  • Card skimming is on the rise with new technology used by thieves.  (BDN  9.9.2015)
  • To assist with higher education, the White House improves federal financial aid rules.  (The Hill 9.15.2015)
  • Banks are not obligated to make businesses accounts whole when cybertheives strike.  (MPBN 9.15.2015)
  • A Wall Street watchdog’s board plan is devised to protect seniors and vulnerable adults.  (BDN 9.21.2015)
  • Maine’s single-family home median sale price rose 4.9 percent in August.  (PPH 9.21.2015)
  • Julia DeBery, Senior Vice President at Bath Savings Institution, to service on the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Community Bank Advisory Council.  (Sen. King 9.21.2015)
Wednesday
Sep032014

Financial Institutions . . . In the News

  • Mortgage refinancing is available to many homeowners through HARP, but Americans are skeptical.  (MPBN 8.26.14)
  • Coordinated hacker attacks struck JP Morgan and other banks.  (New York Times 8.27.14)
  • Bank of America is close to a $16-17 billion settlement with Justice Department over sale of mortgage-backed securities.  (Portland Press Herald 8.6.14)
  • Maine ranks 30th in nation for mortgage closing costs.  (Mainebiz 8.4.14)
  • FAME increases loan-insurance by 50% or up to $375,000 for commercial borrowing.  (Portland Press Herald 8.4.14)
  • U.S. Senators introduce legislation to provide regulatory relief to small financial institutions and credit unions.  (Insurance News.net 7.13.14)
  • Why the economy is still stifled after the housing collapse.  (MPBN 7.24.14)
  • U.S. House votes to change banking laws related to the marijuana industry.  (MSN 7.17.14)
  • Maine Supreme Court rules MERS’ has limited ability to assign mortgages in Bank of America, N.A. v. Greenleaf.  (Mondq.com 7.16.14)
Tuesday
May062014

Financial Institutions...In the News

  • Interview with Samuel Ladd III, retired vice chairman of Maine operations for People’s United Bank.  (Portland Press Herald 4.17.14)
  • John C. Marsh Jr., senior vice president of Bath Savings Institution, appointed to MaineHousing board by Gov. Paul LePage.  (Maine Biz 4.17.14)
  • Farm Credit of Maine merged with Farm Credit East, a six-state agricultural, timber and logging, and commercial fishing industry financial institution.  (Maine Biz 4.21.14)
  • Home sales increased 12.6% in Maine with the largest increase in the Greater Portland area. (Portland Press Herald 4.27.14)
  • Small business FAME bonds to be voted on in November.  (Portland Press Herald 5.2.14)
  • Mortgage lenders ease loan requirements for borrowers.  (Portland Press Herald 5.2.14)
  • Financial institutions’ prosecutions are being pursued by U.S. Justice Department.  (Bangor Daily News 5.5.14)