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  • HSBC to pay $765 million in settlement over pre-crisis mortgage bonds

    DOJ accused bank of selling mortgage-backed securities full of toxic loans
    HSBC will pay $765 million to the federal government as part of a settlement that covers the bank’s mortgage bond activities in the run-up to the housing crisis. The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it reached a final settlement with HSBC that would resolve an investigation into the bank’s mortgage origination and securitization activities from 2005 to 2007.
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  • HSBC continues cutting U.S. mortgage business with $4.9B loan sale to Credit Suisse

    HSBC Finance mortgage book was $117.7 billion in 2008, now it’s $2 billion
    HSBC’s reduction of its U.S. mortgage business, which began way back in 2008, took another big step forward recently, as the company announced recently that its subsidiaries, HSBC Finance Corporation and HSBC Bank, sold $4.9 billion in mortgages to a subsidiary of Credit Suisse.
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  • HSBC plans $420M suit against Merrill Lynch, Bank of America for toxic Countrywide loans

    HSBC claims Merrill Lynch, BofA knew loans were bad, securitized them anyway
    HSBC Bank notified a New York state court this week that it plans to file a $420 million lawsuit against Merrill Lynch and Bank of America, claiming that both Merrill Lynch and Bank of America knew a series of Countrywide mortgage loans were toxic and allowed the loans to be securitized nonetheless. Here are all the details.
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