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Duane Morris Alerts: Electronic Funds Transfer Act: Class Action Surge Highlighted By Recent Cases
Posted on 15 Nov 2011 by Duane Morris LLP

The Electronic Funds Transfer Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1693 et seq. (EFTA), and its regulations promulgated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Reg E, 12 C.F.R. sect; 205.16, require, in relevant part, that banks charging a fee to non-bank... Read More

Puerto Rican Bank Settles Subprime-Related Securities Suit
Posted on 28 Jan 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

According to Popular, Inc.'s January 27, 2011 press release ( here ), the Puerto Rican bank holding company has reached an agreement in principle to settle the subprime related securities lawsuit pending against the company, as well as in the related... Read More

Former Colonial Bank Executives Agree To Settle Class Action Lawsuit For $10.5 Million
Posted on 17 Aug 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In a settlement that apparently will be funded entirely by D&O insurance, the plaintiffs and 23 former executives of the failed Colonial Bank of Montgomery, Alabama have agreed to settle the class action securities lawsuit that investors filed in... Read More

Citigroup Inc. To Pay $158 Million To Settle Mortgage Lending Lawsuit
Posted on 16 Feb 2012 by Shane Dilworth

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) Citigroup Inc. on Feb. 15 agreed to pay $158.3 million to resolve a lawsuit brought by the federal government accusing the bank of failing to comply with Housing and Urban Development and Federal Housing Administration regulations... Read More

Virginia Joins In Probe Of Bank Of New York Mellon
Posted on 8 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - (AP) The Virginia state attorney general's office Friday said it is looking into a whistleblower lawsuit that accuses Bank or New York Mellon of overcharging the state's pension funds by using "false exchange rates."... Read More

WaMu Bank Bondholders Settle For $335 Million
Posted on 7 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SEATTLE - (AP) A group of Washington Mutual creditors have signed on to a settlement that pushes the bank's reorganization plan a step closer to approval. Washington Mutual Bank bondholders agreed to a $335 million settlement, according to an amended... Read More

Saudi Firm Sues American Over Alleged $10 Billion Fraud
Posted on 31 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A Saudi Arabian company is suing the former chief executive of a collapsed Mideast bank for $9.2 billion, alleging he helped stage one of the largest global fraud schemes in history. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles federal court Monday... Read More