NEW YORK - (Mealey's) A federal judge in New York on Aug.
29 granted preliminary approval of a $590 million settlement between
shareholders, Citigroup Inc. and certain of its current and former executive
officers and directors on claims that the defendants misrepresented Citigroup's
LOS ANGELES - (Mealey's) The U.S. government on Feb. 5 announced the
filing of a lawsuit in California federal court against Standard & Poor's
Ratings Services alleging that the ratings agency lied about its objectivity
and independence and issued inflated ratings on certain structured...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) Bank of America Corp. will pay nearly $17 billion to settle claims that it and its current and former subsidiaries, Countrywide Financial Corp. and Merrill Lynch, engaged in fraudulent activity with regard to their origination, underwriting and sale of subprime...