July 25, 2006 |
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday named Conrad Hewitt, a former California banking official and longtime Ernst & Young executive, to be its chief accountant. Hewitt was commissioner of the California Department of Financial Institutions in 1997-98. He replaces Donald Nicolaisen, who resigned from the SEC post in September.
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October 5, 1999
Pacific Crest Capital Inc., Agoura Hills, reported that its subsidiary, Pacific Crest Bank, has filed an application with the California Department of Financial Institutions to convert its state charter from an industrial bank to a commercial bank, in preparation for a future full-service online banking system. Pacific Crest Capital Inc. is a financial holding company offering specialized lending and deposit programs through Pacific Crest Bank.
August 5, 2005 |
Nara Bancorp Inc., a Los Angeles-based retail bank, said it would hire an independent consultant to review its oversight and management as part of an agreement with regulators. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nara Bancorp said the memorandum of understanding also prohibited it from declaring dividends without the prior approval of the Federal Reserve Bank and the California Department of Financial Institutions.
August 22, 1998 |
State banking regulators seized the Los Angeles subsidiary of an Indonesian bank that was closed by Indonesian authorities. The California Department of Financial Institutions took over the Los Angeles agency of PT Bank Dagang Nasional Indonesia, the only U.S. branch of the bank, which was one of three large banks shut down by the Indonesian government in an effort to stabilize that country's financial system. The Los Angeles bank's books show assets of $63 million and liabilities of $54.
November 8, 2008 |
Crippled by loans to Inland Empire developers and home builders, Security Pacific Bank of West Los Angeles was shut down Friday by regulators, who said L.A.-based Pacific Western Bank would take over its four branches. Depositors of the failed bank will have their $450 million in accounts transferred to 60-branch Pacific Western, which also is buying some of Security Pacific's loans, the California Department of Financial Institutions and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said.
January 9, 1999 |
Pacific Thrift & Loan of Woodland Hills said it has agreed to curtail its sub-prime mortgage lending and to boost its capital levels, after federal and state regulators issued corrective action orders. The thrift, a subsidiary of PacificAmerica Money Center Inc., said it agreed to a stipulation from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to boost its risk-based capital level, a cushion used to protect against losses, to 10% by Jan. 31; Pacific's level had dropped to 4.8% as of Sept. 30.