The Government Settlement Transparency & Reform Act: Clarity and Nothing More

Addison Pierce In December of 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder announced a precedent-setting $335 million settlement with Bank of America.[1]  The deal settled claims that Countywide Financial, acquired by Bank of America, charged black and Hispanic borrowers higher mortgage fees and steered them into risker loans.[2]  The Obama administration, among others, applauded the efforts by […]