Washington, D.C. 20549


Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 1, 2012 (September 26, 2012)


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Florida   1-13219   65-0039856
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

1661 Worthington Road

Suite 100

West Palm Beach, Florida 33409

(Address of principal executive offices)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (561) 682-8000

Not applicable.

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 8.01 Other Events.


As previously reported, Ocwen Financial Corporation formed a new subsidiary, Ocwen Mortgage Servicing, Inc. (OMS), in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) as part of an initiative to consolidate our global servicing assets and operations under a single entity and to cost-effectively expand our United States-based servicing activities.  OMS is located in a federally recognized economic development zone where qualified entities are eligible for certain benefits.  OMS has been approved as a “Category IIA service business” and is therefore entitled to receive such benefits. Among other benefits, this will have a favorable impact on our effective tax rate. On September 26, 2012, OMS submitted a regulatory filing in the USVI designating October 1, 2012, as the effective date for the commencement of benefits.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.



By: /s/ John V. Britti
    John V. Britti
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (On behalf of the Registrant and as its principal financial officer)
DATE: October 1, 2012