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Massive Chase mortgage bond first to meet FDIC Safe Harbor rule

$1.88 billion deal is one of largest post-crisis RMBS deals
A new mortgage bond from JPMorgan Chase Bank is not only one of the largest RMBS deals since the housing crisis, the $1.88 billion residential mortgage-backed securitization is also the first RMBS deal that qualifies for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Safe Harbor rule, which took effect in 2010.
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FDIC reaches $63M RMBS settlement with Morgan Stanley

Funds distributed between three different receiverships
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation announced a $62.95 million settlement with Morgan Stanley & Company resolving claims over residential mortgage-backed securities. Under the agreement, the settlement funds will be distributed among the receiverships for the three failed banks.
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Virginia reaches $63 million settlement with 11 banks for RMBS fraud

RBS, Barclays, others accused of defrauding state’s retirement system
The Commonwealth of Virginia announced Friday that it reached a “record” settlement with 11 banks over allegations that the banks defrauded the state’s retirement system by allegedly misrepresenting the quality of residential mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.
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Is settlement looming between U.S. and RBS over pre-crisis mortgage bonds?

On to the next one…
Now that the U.S. government secured another massive settlement over pre-crisis mortgage bond practices, this time with Goldman Sachs to the tune of $5 billion, only one major investigation remains outstanding – Royal Bank of Scotland. And according to a report from Reuters, settlement between RBS and the feds could be coming in the next few weeks.
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Goldman Sachs reaches $5 billion settlement over toxic mortgage bond claims

Settlement reached with federal RMBS task force
Goldman Sachs said Thursday that it reached a $5 billion settlement over claims related to toxic mortgage bonds sold to investors in the run up to the financial crisis. The agreement, which would still need to be finalized, would resolve actual and potential civil claims brought by the U.S. Department of Justice and other parties, relating to the firm’s securitization, underwriting and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities from 2005 to 2007.
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