SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 13, 2012
WATERSTONE FINANCIAL, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
11200 W. Plank Ct, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53226
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Item 1.02 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.
On December 13, 2012 Waterstone Financial, Inc., parent company of WaterStone Bank SSB (the "Bank"), issued a press release announcing that the Consent Order jointly issued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") and the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions ("WDFI") against the Bank on November 25, 2009 was terminated effective December 11, 2012. The Consent Order required the Bank to take specific steps regarding, among other things, its management, capital levels, asset quality, lending practices, liquidity and profitability in order to improve the safety and soundness of the Bank's operations. The FDIC and the WDFI terminated the Consent Order as a result of the Bank's improvement with regard to these matters. A copy of the press release announcing the termination of the Consent Order is attached a Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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