Savings and loan crisis
The savings and loan crisis of the 1980s and 1990s (commonly dubbed the S&L crisis) was the failure of 1,043 out of the 3,234 savings and loan associations in the United States from 1986 to 1995: ...
Financing Corporation
The Financing Corporation (FICO) is a mixed-ownership United States government-sponsored enterprise that assumed all the assets and liabilities of the insolvent Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corp...
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Cottage Savings Association v. Commissioner
Cottage Savings Association v. Commissioner, 499 U.S. 554 (1991), was an income tax case before the Supreme Court of the United States.The Court was asked to determine whether the exchange of diff...
William K. Black
William Kurt Black (born September 6, 1951) is an American lawyer, academic, author, and a former bank regulator. Black's expertise is in white-collar crime, public finance, regulation, and other topi...
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Gibraltar Savings and Loan
Gibraltar Savings and Loan Association was an American bank operating in California, Washington, and Florida. It was organized as a savings and loan and failed in 1989.
Its headquarters building a...
First Republic Bank Corporation
This article is about the defunct bank based in Dallas, Texas. For the bank based in San Francisco, California, see First Republic Bank.First Republic Bank Corporation was a bank that failed in 1988, ...
Benj. Franklin Savings and Loan
Benj. Franklin Savings and Loan was a thrift based in Portland, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Founded in 1925, the company was seized by the United States Government in 1990. In 1996 the United States ...
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Charles Keating
Charles Humphrey Keating, Jr. (December 4, 1923 – March 31, 2014) was an American athlete, lawyer, real estate developer, banker, financier, and activist best known for his role in the savings an...
Truth in Savings Act
The Truth in Savings Act (TISA) is a United States federal law that was passed on December 19, 1991. It was part of the larger Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 and is impl...
United States v. Winstar Corp.
United States v. Winstar Corp., 518 U.S. 839 (1996), was a decision by the United States Supreme Court which held that the United States Government had breached its contractual obligations. Winstar re...
Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989
The Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), is a United States federal law enacted in the wake of the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s.It established the Res...
Resolution Trust Corporation
The Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) was a U.S. government-owned asset management company run by Lewis William Seidman and charged with liquidating assets, primarily real estate-related assets ...
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Keating Five
The Keating Five were five United States Senators accused of corruption in 1989, igniting a major political scandal as part of the larger Savings and Loan crisis of the late 1980s and ear...
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American Continental Corporation
American Continental Corporation was a Phoenix, Arizona-based real estate company of the 1970s and 1980s. It was created in 1978 as a spin-off of American Financial Group, meant to do residential hom...
Fernand St. Germain
Fernand Joseph St. Germain (January 9, 1928 – August 16, 2014) was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island.Born in Blackstone, Massachusetts, St. Germain attended parochial schools in Woonsocket, Rho...
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National Commission on Financial Institution Reform, Recovery and Enforcement
The National Commission on Financial Institution Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement (NCFIRRE) was established as an independent advisory commission by the Crime Control Act of 1990 and to examine and i...
Resolution Funding Corporation
The Resolution Funding Corporation (REFCORP) is a government-sponsored enterprise that provides funds to the Resolution Trust Corporation, which was established to finance the bailout of savings and l...
Lincoln Savings and Loan Association
The Lincoln Savings and Loan Association of Irvine, California was the financial institution at the heart of the Keating Five scandal during the 1980s savings and loan crisis.
Through the early 19...
Ignite!
Ignite! Learning, Inc. is an educational software and hardware company co-founded in 1999 by Texas businessman Neil Bush and Ken Leonard. Neil is a brother of Former President George W. Bush and Form...
Neil Bush
Neil Mallon Pierce Bush (born January 22, 1955) is an American businessman and investor. He is the fourth of six children of former President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush (née Pierce). His five...
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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA), passed during the savings and loan crisis in the United States, strengthened the power of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp...