October 19, 2015
- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission were granted its request to freeze Luca International Group LLC’s CEO’s assets. He allegedly engaged in a “Ponzi-like” scheme with EB-5 investors.
- New York appeals court revived claims against Nomura Holdings Inc. brought by investors finding that HSBC can seek damages for misrepresentation in mortgage-backed securities transactions, which ended up being defective loans.
- In case brought by U.S. Bank against Credit Suisse, a New York judge refused dismissal for failing to buy back bad loans worth $1 billion, finding that the servicing agreement with U.S. Bank required it to do so.
- The Internal Revenue Service approved Bank of America’s $8.5 billion settlement for mortgage-backed securities purchased from Countrywide.
- JPMorgan and MassMutual have settled in case where JPMorgan had allegedly cause MassMutual to lose $2.3 billion in mortgage-backed securities.