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Banks beware: Time is ripe for MBS breach-of-contract suits

Published on September 21, 2011 By admin

The following article is brought to you by Alison Frankel’s “On The Case”, at ThomsonReuters.Com Over the last couple of months Bank of America has taken a stock market and regulatory beating so brutal that it’s reportedly considering the previously unthinkable option of putting Countrywide into Chapter 11. BofA’s mortgage-backed securities exposure seems to have […]

Banks May Fight Banks as Mortgage Securities Investors Seek Class Status

Published on September 10, 2011 By admin

The following is brought to you by Thom Weidlich at Bloomberg.Com. Bank of America Corp. (BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and other banks may pay more to resolve claims over their alleged roles in the collapse of a $2.3 trillion mortgage- backed securities market if sophisticated investors are allowed to sue as a group […]