Items Tagged with 'Shareholder rights'


  • Call to end Treasury secrecy on Fannie and Freddie gets louder

    Treasury continues to fight discovery, open records in lawsuits
    A coalition of 17 conservative and free-market public policy groups sent a letter to the ranking members of the House Finance Services Oversight and Investigative Subcommittee urging them to demand more transparency and accountability regarding the “Third Amendment Sweep” of the six-year GSE conservatorship agreement from the U.S. Treasury.
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  • Carl Icahn bets $50M on Fannie, Freddie

    Did the fight over GSE shareholder rights just get real?
    Activist investor Carl Icahn’s big $50 million bet on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac brings even bigger guns to the table for investors in the GSEs who want the mortgage giants to pay shareholder profits it owes.
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