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Media Contact:
Elisabeth Brookover
Director of Law School Communications
312.915.7854
ebrooko@luc.edu


MEDIA ALERT

Loyola to Host Conference on Historic $25 Billion National Mortgage Settlement
Lawmakers Gather at School of Law to Discuss Landmark Settlement with Nation’s Top Banks

What:
A massive civil law enforcement investigation by state attorney generals, including Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, banking regulators, and  federal agencies has resulted in a landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers. This important settlement—the largest joint state-federal settlement in history—has played a significant role in addressing the nation’s issues around the mortgage crisis.

Join us for a discussion with key figures in this historic settlement who will discuss the housing market collapse, the intricate path to the National Mortgage Settlement, and the independent monitor that has been established to oversee the terms of the agreement and ensure its success.

Distinguished speakers attending include U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, former Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, and former North Carolina Commissioner of Banks/Independent Monitor Joseph Smith Jr.

The event is free and open to the public. Visit LUC.edu/law/centers/investor/national_mortgage.html for more information.

When:
Friday, February 22, 2013
10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Where:
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Philip H. Corboy Law Center
Power Rogers & Smith Ceremonial Courtroom, 10th Floor
25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611

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