Aug 22, 2014

Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

Bank of America's record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds — $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief — offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners. The settlement requires the second-largest U.S. bank to reduce some homeowners' loan ...

Dec 14, 2013

Cadmium poisoning redress eyed

Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co. intends to pay ¥600,000 in compensation to those it poisoned by cadmium in one of Japan's worst industrial disasters.