FULL COMPLAINTS | FHFA Sues 17 Firms to Recover Losses to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

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Announcement Date: October 3, 2016


FHFA Sues 17 Firms to Recover Losses to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Washington, DC — The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), as conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), today filed lawsuits against 17 financial institutions, certain of their officers and various unaffiliated lead underwriters. The suits allege violations of federal securities laws and common law in the sale of residential private-label mortgage-backed securities (PLS) to the Enterprises.

Complaints have been filed against the following lead defendants, in alphabetical order:


Federal Housing Finance Agency

FHFA Filings in PLS Cases, September 2, 2011
Ally Financial Inc. f/k/a GMAC, LLC Complaint [PDF]
Bank of America Corporation Complaint [PDF]
Barclays Bank PLC Complaint [PDF]
Citigroup, Inc. Complaint [PDF]
Suisse Holdings (USA), Inc. Complaint [PDF]
Credit Suisse Holdings (USA), Inc. Complaint [PDF]
Deutsche Bank AG Complaint [PDF]
First Horizon National Corporation Complaint [PDF]
General Electric Company Complaint [PDF]
Goldman Sachs & Co. Complaint [PDF]
HSBC North America Holdings, Inc. Complaint [PDF]
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Complaint [PDF]
Merrill Lynch & Co. / First Franklin Financial Corp. Complaint [PDF]
Morgan Stanley Complaint [PDF]
Nomura Holding America Inc. Complaint [PDF]
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC Complaint [PDF]
Société Générale Complaint [PDF]




The cases are Federal Housing Finance Agency v. Bank of America Corp. (BAC), 11-CV-6195; FHFA v. Barclays Bank Plc., 11-CV- 6190; FHFA v. Citigroup, 11-CV-6196; FHFA v. Credit Suisse Holdings (USA) Inc., 11-CV-6200; FHFA v. Deutsche Bank AG, 11- CV-6192; FHFA v. First Horizon National Corp., 11-CV-6193; FHFA v. Goldman, Sachs & Co., 11-CV-6198; FHFA v. HSBC North America Holdings Inc., 11-CV-6189; FHFA v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., 11-CV- 6188; FHFA v. Merrill Lynch & Co., 11-CV-6202; FHFA v. Nomura Holding America Inc., 11-CV-6201; FHFA v. SG Americas Inc., 11- CV-6203, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York