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  • RBS reaches $125 million mortgage bond settlement with California

    Settlement covers “misrepresentations” of RMBS sold to state pension funds
    Earlier this year, the Royal Bank of Scotland finally reached a $5.5 billion settlement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency over alleged violations of federal and state securities laws in connection with private-label residential mortgage-backed securities trusts purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from 2005 to 2007. But RBS’ legacy issues are not done and dusted yet.
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  • RBS will pay $44 million for cheating customers in mortgage bond trading

    Will pay $35 million penalty, $9 million in restitution to victim customers
    RBS Securities agreed to pay $44 million as part of a non-prosecution agreement covering allegations that the company’s mortgage-backed securities trading group defrauded its customers out of millions of dollars by lying about mortgage bond trades, the Department of Justice and the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program announced Thursday.
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  • Deutsche Bank reaches $95 million RMBS settlement with Maryland

    Settlement over crisis-era mortgage bonds is related to $7.2 billion DOJ agreement
    The state of Maryland announced last week that it reached a $95 million settlement with Deutsche Bank over claims that Deutsche Bank misled investors about its securitization and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations during the run-up to the financial crisis.
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  • RMBS trustees accept $2.4 billion toxic mortgage settlement from Lehman Brothers

    BlackRock, Goldman Sachs among institutional investors in settlement
    The trustees in a series of residential mortgage-backed securities trusts reached a settlement with the remains of Lehman Brothers Holdings that could be worth more than $2.4 billion over claims that the trust contained toxic mortgages. Also taking part in the settlement are 14 institutional investors, including: BlackRock Financial Management, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, and Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
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  • Goldman Sachs reaches $100 million in consumer relief in $5 billion settlement

    Still a long way to go to reach consumer relief requirement of $1.8 billion
    Goldman Sachs is progressing in the consumer relief obligations that are part of the $5 billion settlement reached in April over toxic mortgage bonds, the settlement’s monitor said in a new report. The report showed that Goldman Sachs passed the $100 million mark on its way to the $1.8 billion in consumer relief it's required to provide as part of the settlement.
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  • RBS sets aside $3.8 billion more for RMBS settlement with DOJ

    Getting closer to the finish line?
    It appears that despite a new administration running the ship in Washington, D.C., the federal government still plans to seek restitution for the events that led to the financial crisis, or at least that’s what one foreign bank thinks. Royal Bank of Scotland said Thursday that it is setting aside $3.8 billion to be used to settle with the government.
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  • Societe Generale fined $50 million for pre-crisis RMBS fraud

    Lied to investors about quality of underlying loans
    In its last few days, the Obama administration announced multibillion dollar settlements with two foreign banks, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse, for each bank’s mortgage securitization practices leading up to the housing crisis. And on Friday, as most people focused on the inauguration of Donald Trump, the Obama administration announced one last settlement with a foreign bank for its pre-crisis activities – France’s Societe Generale.
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  • Credit Suisse reaches $5.28 billion mortgage bond settlement

    Required to provide $2.8 billion in consumer relief
    For the second time in as many days, the Department of Justice announced that it reached a multi-billion dollar settlement with a foreign-based bank over its mortgage securitization practices leading up to the housing crisis. On Tuesday, the DOJ announced that it reached a $7.2 billion settlement with Deutsche Bank. Now, it’s Credit Suisse’s turn.
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  • It's official: Deutsche Bank reaches $7.2 billion RMBS settlement

    Largest RMBS settlement ever
    Late last year, Deutsche Bank announced that it reached a $7.2 billion settlement with the Department of Justice in connection with the bank’s issuance and underwriting of residential mortgage-backed securities between 2005 and 2007. Although the bank made the announcement in late December, the settlement was not official, but it is now.
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