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CFPB pushes to expose anonymous companies that sue it

Legal battle erupts over naming plaintiffs
Arguing that companies that sue it should not be granted anonymity, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is asking a federal judge to reveal the names of several companies that are anonymously suing the agency after a lawyer representing the group was denied entry into an investigative hearing.
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Blackrock steps into Detroit bankruptcy fight

Lodges court filing in favor of bondholders
One of housing’s biggest financiers BlackRock plans to jump into the fight over the financial future of Detroit, lodging a court filing that could allow it to put its legal muscle behind an effort to help bondholders.
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U.S. goes "fishing" over RMBS practices

The Justice Department and other federal and state agencies are looking into bubble-era bank practices surrounding issuance of RMBS, going on what Clayton Holdings attorneys characterized as a "fishing expedition" in response to a government subpoena.
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