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Financial Crisis Inquiry Committee holds hearings
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2010

On January 13th and 14th, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Committee held its first public hearings


FDIC proposes safe harbor protections for securitizations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2010

On January 7th, the FDIC issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding safe harbor protection for treatment by the FDIC as conservator or receiver of financial assets transferred by an insured depository institution in connection with a securitization or participation


Securitization rights and champerty
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2010

On January 11th, the Second Circuit held that a trust holding securitized commercial mortgages did not engage in champerty when it sued the originator of a defaulted mortgage for breaches of various representations and warranties


Securitization note holders prevail in interpleader action
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

On June 1st, the Second Circuit discussed the respective rights of the note holders in a failed credit card securitization, and the FDIC as receiver of the failed issuing bank


FDIC seeks comments on proposed securitization rules
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

On May 11th, the FDIC issued for public comment proposed amendments clarifying the safe harbor protection in a conservatorship or receivership for financial assets transferred by an insured depository institution in connection with a securitization or participation


State court lawsuit to enforce terms of securitizations is not removable under CAFA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

On April 20th, the Second Circuit addressed the removability of a case under the Class Action Fairness Act


New York Fed to test reverse tri-party repos
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2009

On November 30th, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced plans to conduct a series of small-scale, real-value transactions with primary dealers to test procedures for tri-party reverse repurchase agreements


Federal Reserve Board issues final rule on TALF credit rater eligibility
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2009

On December 4th, the Federal Reserve Board announced the adoption of a final rule that would establish a process by which the Federal Reserve Bank of New York may determine the eligibility of credit rating agencies for the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility


Treasury Department considers new foreclosure avoidance plan
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2011

On July 20th, Bloomberg reported that the Treasury Department is examining the feasibility of selling non-performing and underwater home mortgages from private label securitizations in an effort to help distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure


N.Y. Attorney General wants information about Bank of America MBS settlement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2011

On July 12th, Reuters reported that the New York Attorney General is inquiring into Bank of America's proposed $8.5 billion settlement of investor lawsuits stemming from the sale of mortgage-backed securities ("MBS"