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J.P. Morgan Securities Agrees To $228 Million Settlement In Muni Bond Reinvestment Action
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by Timothy Raub

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (JPMS) has agreed to pay $228 million to settle charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other state and federal authorities in connection with its fraudulent rigging of... Read More

Wachovia, KPMG Reach $627 Million Settlement With Investors
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) In what Wachovia Corp. shareholders' attorneys are calling the single-largest recovery for claims brought "solely pursuant to" the Securities Act of 1933, the shareholders, Wachovia, certain of its affiliates and... Read More

$1 Billion Settlement Reached With 2nd-Largest Madoff Feeder Fund
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) Liquidation trustee for Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS) Irving H. Picard and 30 investment funds and affiliates of money management company Tremont Group Holdings Inc. have agreed to settle claims associated... Read More

Bank Of America To Set Aside $14 Billion To Settle RMBS Claims
Posted on 29 Jun 2011 by Timothy Raub

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - (Mealey's) Bank of America Corp. will pay $8.5 billion to settle claims regarding "nearly all of the legacy Countrywide-issued first-lien residential mortgage-backed securitization (RMBS) repurchase exposure, representing 530... Read More

Cornerstone Report Says Securities Class Actions Filed In First Half Increased Compared To First Half of 2010
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

The number federal securities class action suits filed in the first half of 2011 decreased compared to the second half of 2010. At the same time however the number of cases filed increased compared to the first half of 2010, according to a new report... Read More