The NCUA won a big legal victory Aug. 27 when the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled the regulator can proceed with its claims against Wall Street firms over mortgage backed securities sold to the failed U.S. Central Federal Credit Union.

The appeals court affirmed the ruling of the Federal District Court in Kansas last year that a federal extender statute, which allowed NCUA more time to file its lawsuits, applied in the cases of the agency’s securities law claims. The defendants in the suits—RBS Securities, Wachovia and nine other defendants who sold 29 MBS to U.S. Central—had argued the agency had filed its claims too late and asked the court to dismiss them.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account?


© 2023 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.


Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.