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How Much Have Banks Been Fined Since the Crisis?

According to a tally released Tuesday by New York-based investment banking firm Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, banks have been fined $243 billion since the financial crisis in 2008. As reported by Marketwatch, repayment of the fines involves a mixture of ...

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Fannie Mae Nets Nearly $3 Billion in Reperforming Loan Sale

Fannie Mae announced on Tuesday that they have sold 13,500 loans with a cumulative unpaid principle balance of $2.99 billion in their third reperforming loan sale. Loans were divided into three pools, and sold to a single bidder: DLJ Mortgage Capital, Inc. Fannie Mae expects to close on the bid of this sale July 21.

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Credit Suisse to Pay $400 Million in RMBS Litigation

After allegedly selling toxic residential mortgage-backed securities which led to the failure of three credit unions, Credit Suisse Securities has agreed to pay $400 million in a settlement on Wednesday. The National Credit Union Administration settled with Credit Suisse, ending a litigation that has lasted nearly five years. The NCUA filed a motion for voluntary dismissal in Kansas federal court on Tuesday.

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Credit Suisse to Pay $885 Million to FHFA

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced Friday it had settled two separate lawsuits with Credit Suisse alleging violations of federal and state securities laws in connection with private-label mortgae-backed securities (PLS) purchased by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae during 2005-2007.

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Credit Suisse Next in Line for NCUA Securities Suit

Another major bank took a hit as the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) filed a lawsuit against Credit Suisse Securities over the sale of faulty mortgage-backed securities (MBS). Credit Suisse isn't the only one that's been targeted by NCUA-the administration has also gone after JPMorgan Securities, Goldman Sachs, Wachovia, and Barclay's, to name a few.

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Credit Suisse Names Head of CMBS Research

Credit Suisse has hired Roger Lehman as managing director and head of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) research. Lehman, who will join Credit Suisse August 1, will be responsible for research and analysis that will support the bank's re-entry into CMBS origination as well as its secondary trading desk. He was formerly co-head of structured finance research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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