On March 2nd, the New York Times reported that state and federal regulators disagree on who should be compensated by a foreclosure practices settlement and the size of the penalties assessed. The undertakings that banks would be required to assume are also under debate. Settlement Dispute. On March 4th, the Washington Post reported that regulators were on the verge of finalizing proposed settlement terms but the OCC objected and is negotiating its own settlement terms with banks. OCC.