Fund Says $153M Fannie Mae, KPMG Deal Needs Retooling

Law360, Washington (October 31, 2013, 2:52 PM EDT) -- A Fannie Mae investor urged a Washington federal court on Thursday to revise how the mortgage financing giant and KPMG LLP's $153 million class action settlement will be distributed to shareholders before finally approving the agreement, saying there are flaws in the fund's allocation plan.

The $153 million settlement agreement, which was announced in May, resolves a shareholder class action accusing Fannie Mae and KPMG of accounting fraud and violating securities laws by putting out misleading financial reports.

According to Cafco-Large Cap Funds LP, the current...
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