April 20, 2015
- Former Freddie Mac executives, who were accused of lying about Freddie’s exposure to subprime mortgages before the financial crisis, settled with the SEC.
- Citibank shareholders slam the Bank’s motion to dismiss a case over mortgage-backed securities worth more than $17 billion as NY federal courts have rejected similar arguments to dismiss similar cases.
- The Second Circuit dismisses a class action against Royal Bank of Scotland PLC finding that the bank did not lie about its exposure to residential mortgage-backed securities.
- DC federal judge certified a class action of evicted homeowners, with a lead representative who lost his home over a $134 unpaid tax bill. The court will decide whether district law creates a property interest in equity, if its tax-sale statutes effect a taking of the property and if class members were properly compensated.