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REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits

June 25, 2014



ITEM 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On June 25, 2014, Regions Financial Corporation ("Regions") announced that it entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and that its subsidiary, Regions Bank, entered into a consent order and assessment of civil money penalty with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Alabama State Banking Department.

These agreements resolve previously disclosed regulatory inquiries involving the accounting for certain problem loans at the end of the first quarter of 2009. As part of the terms of the agreements, Regions Bank will pay a $51 million civil money penalty. As previously disclosed, Regions established a reserve in the fourth quarter of 2013 sufficient to cover this matter.

The foregoing summary does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the agreements, copies of which are attached as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the press release announcing the settlements is also attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits. 10.1 Deferred Prosecution Agreement dated June 19, 2014, between Regions Financial Corporation and the Securities and Exchange Commission. 10.2 Consent Order and Assessment of Civil Money Penalty Issued Upon Consent Pursuant to the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, as Amended, dated June 25, 2014, of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Alabama State Banking Department in the Matter of Regions Bank. 99.1 Press Release of Regions Financial Corporation dated June 25, 2014.



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