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Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

December 7, 2015

Equitable Subrogation in Mortgage Refinancing

By David Reiss

I am speaking on Equitable Subrogation in Mortgage Refinancing and Land Purchase Transactions in an ABA Professor’s Corner webinar on Wednesday with Professor Wilson Freyermuth of the University of Missouri School of Law. If this sounds like an esoteric topic, it is! … Continue reading

December 3, 2015

Reps and Warranties Mean What They Say

By David Reiss

The New York Appellate Division, 1st Department, issued a ruling in Bank of New York Mellon v. WMC Mortgage, 654464/12 (Dec. 1, 2015) that stands for the proposition that representations and warranties regarding mortgage-backed securities mean what they say and say … Continue reading

October 26, 2015

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

TCW Asset Management Co. will continue to face $128 million suit from investors for allegedly lying about the value of mortgage-backed securities. A court found that the City of Saratoga Springs failed to timely appeal in case over incorporation of … Continue reading

August 24, 2015

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Building investors sue Waterbridge Capital LLC for $10 million for allegedly selling units and pocketing profits, refusing to pay back its investors. Hurricane Sandy $25 million contract-insurance suit is dismissed against one of the defendants, Arch Insurance Group and its … Continue reading

August 17, 2015

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Plaintiffs in class action suit against JPMorgan Chase & Co., who were fraudulently charged unnecessary home inspection fees, argue that the bank cannot avoid class certification because Chase admitted that “determining whether an inspection was reasonable requires an assessment of … Continue reading

June 29, 2015

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Massachusetts’s federal court found that a unit of Deutsche Bank AG failed to vet some residential mortgage-backed securities, which mislead Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. US Bank filed an amended complaint claiming that Citigroup Global Markets Realty Corp. and CitiMortgage … Continue reading

June 15, 2015

AIG’s “Victory” and the GSE Litigation

By David Reiss

Court of Federal Claims Judge Wheeler issued an Opinion and Order in Starr International Company, Inc. v. United States, No. 11-779C (June 15, 2015), the case that Hank Greenberg brought against the government over the terms of the bailout of … Continue reading