HSBC will pay $550 million to resolve accusations of misconduct in its handling of mortgage securities sold to taxpayers before the financial crisis.
HSBC and Nomura lost a bid to block claims by a U.S. regulator the banks say were brought too late, clearing the way for a trial of HSBC over questionable mortgage practices.
Goldman Sachs is paying its largest bill yet to resolve a government lawsuit related to the financial crisis.
Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management LP has sued the U.S. government, claiming revised terms of the 2008 bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac cheat investors of the profit from the mortgage-financing entities.
Royal Bank of Scotland agreed on Thursday to pay $99.5m to resolve a U.S. regulator's claims against the bank over Freddie Mac's purchase between 2005 and 2007 of mortgage-backed securities that later went sour.
Bank of America swung to a loss as the company booked $6bn of costs tied to mortgage disputes.
Credit Suisse agreed to pay $885m to settle lawsuits by the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency over mortgages sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Bank of America's Countrywide unit should pay the maximum penalty of $2.1bn for defective mortgage loans it sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, federal prosecutors told a judge in a court filing.
Citigroup paid $250m to taxpayer-owned Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to settle a lawsuit over soured mortgage securities, the regulator of the two housing finance firms said on Thursday.
Wells Fargo has agreed to pay Fannie Mae $591m to resolve repurchase demands on loans originated before 2009 and sold to the government-backed firm.