As part of the settlement, former Fifth Third Chief Financial Officer Daniel Poston agreed to pay a $100,000 penalty and be suspended from practicing as an accountant for any publicly traded company, the SEC said on Wednesday. The SEC case arose after the U.S. real estate downturn had caused a surge in nonperforming assets at Fifth Third.
Dec 4- Fifth Third Bancorp, a Midwest U.S. regional bank, has agreed to pay $6.5 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it accounted improperly for commercial real estate loans during the 2008 financial crisis, reducing its reported loss.
Detroit, Aug 8- The Michigan county of Saginaw on Thursday postponed a $60.55 million pension obligation bond sale, the latest sign of how Detroit's bankruptcy filing is affecting access to the municipal bond market by other localities in the state.
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The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision that businessman Ronald Stone no longer owed money to Randall Scott Waldman and attorney Bruce Atherton of Louisville. Stone's company owed Fifth Third Bank more than $1 million in 2003, a debt secured by mortgages and liens on the business and Stone's home.
Among the earnings stories for Thursday, Oct. 18, from AP Business News:. _ Morgan Stanley reported higher revenue and net income for its third quarter Thursday thanks to gains in its bonds and asset management businesses.
Fifth Third's net income available to common shareholders fell to $354 million, or 38 cents per share, from $373 million, or 40 cents per share, a year earlier.