The Dodd-Frank Act has given the Securities and Exchange Commission power to create a new whistleblower program.
The $3.1 billion Space Coast Credit Union has filed a suit against two investment firms over the alleged misrepresentation of a collateralized debt obligation that the cooperative said led to financial losses.
A Massachusetts subprime auto lender has been charged with allegedly collecting $110 million through the sales of unregistered securities notes.
A Massachusetts subprime auto lender has been hit with SEC charges for allegedly collecting $110 million in unregistered notes.
Around Valentine’s Day three years ago, holders of auction rate securities fell completely out of love with the debt instruments, causing a market freeze and a slew of lawsuits against the banks with claims of misrepresentation. The fallout continues.
The NCUA has threatened to sue four investment banks if they don’t refund $50 billion from the sale of mortgage-backed securities to five corporate credit unions that the agency conserved last year, according to several sources within the credit union industry.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has frozen the assets of two online payday loan companies and charged the owner with allegedly perpetrating a $47 million fraud and Ponzi scheme.
The NCUA has threatened to sue four investment banks if they don’t refund $50 billion from the sale of mortgage-backed securities to five corporate credit unions that the agency conserved last year, The Wall Street Journal reported today.
The financial crisis that wreaked havoc on the economy was "the result of human action and inaction, not of Mother nature or computer models gone haywire," a government commission that spent 18 months studying the crisis concluded.
Credit unions and other financial institutions are likely to face an added regulatory burden as a result of the regulatory overhaul bill passed by Congress this year.