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August 7, 2015

What To Do With MERS?

By David Reiss

Bloomberg BNA quoted me in More Policy Queries As MERS Racks Up Court Wins (behind a paywall). The article further discusses the case I had blogged about earlier this week.  It reads, in part, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS), the keeper of … Continue reading

May 12, 2015

FHFA’s $500MM Win

By David Reiss

Bloomberg quoted me in Nomura, RBS Defective-Bond Suit Loss Seen Spurring Deals. It reads, in part, Nomura Holdings Inc. and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc may face $500 million in damages for what a judge called an “enormous” deception in … Continue reading

April 9, 2015

Foreclosures and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

By David Reiss

Bloomberg BNA quoted me in Third Circuit Says Foreclosure Complaint May Serve as Basis for Claims Under FDCPA (behind a paywall). The article opens, A foreclosure complaint may form the basis of a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) claim, the … Continue reading

March 13, 2015

Reiss on Toxic Debt Claims

By David Reiss

Bloomberg quoted me in Nomura First to Fight U.S. Toxic Debt Claims at Trial. The article reads in part, Nomura Holdings Inc. will defend claims by a U.S. regulator that it sold defective mortgage-backed securities to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac … Continue reading

July 15, 2014

Reiss on Citigroup Settlement

By David Reiss

Law360 quoted me in Feds Deploy Potent Bank Fraud Law In $7B Citi Pact (behind a paywall). It reads in part: The U.S. Department of Justice’s $7 billion mortgage bond settlement with Citigroup Inc. on Monday may not have been … Continue reading

March 6, 2014

Reiss on Fannie/Freddie Suits

By David Reiss

Bloomberg BNA quoted me in No Basis for Discovery by GSE Investors, Treasury Department, FHFA Memos Say. It reads [Reproduced with permission from BNA’s Banking Report, 102 BBR 417, 3/11/14. Copyright  2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. … Continue reading

November 20, 2013

Reiss on $13B JPMorgan Settlement in CSM

By David Reiss

The Christian Science Monitor quoted me in JPMorgan Chase settles. Is $13 billion for role in mortgage crisis fair? The story reads in part, The settlement does not, however, release any individuals within JPMorgan from further criminal or civil charges. … Continue reading