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

November 15, 2013

Reiss on Fannie and Freddie Buyout

By David Reiss

Law360 quoted me in Fairholme Changes The Game For Fannie And Freddie (behind a paywall).  It reads in part, Fairholme Capital Management LLC’s plan to buy Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s insurance businesses will likely turn out to be more … Continue reading

August 8, 2013

Underwater Mortgages Eminent Domain Battle Gears up

By David Reiss

I was quoted in a recent story in www.thestreet.com, Eminent Domain Mortgage Battle Is a Lose-Lose Situation.  It reads in part, The move by Richmond, Calif., to seize “underwater mortgages” from private investors using its powers of eminent domain has drawn … Continue reading

May 9, 2013


By David Reiss

Law360 interviewed me about the federal government’s continuing reliance on FIRREA in Prosecutors Get Last Laugh In $1B BofA Fraud Case (behind a paywall): A controversial legal theory at the heart of a $1 billion mortgage fraud suit against Bank … Continue reading

May 7, 2013

Reiss on FIRREA!

By David Reiss

Law360 quoted me in a story, Rakoff Ruling In $1B BofA Case May Halt DOJ Hot Streak, that reflects some judicial skepticism about the federal government’s broad reading of FIRREA: Prosecutors have seized on an obscure 1989 law to launch … Continue reading