Credit Suisse Looks To Nix NY AG's $11.2B RMBS Suit

Law360, New York (March 29, 2016, 10:25 PM EDT) -- Multiple Credit Suisse Group units on Tuesday asked a New York appeals court to find New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s residential mortgage-backed securities lawsuit over $11.2 billion in investor losses to be time-barred, citing precedent from New York’s highest court.

Schneiderman sued the bank in 2012 under New York’s Martin Act, a broad anti-financial fraud statute, accusing Credit Suisse “deceived investors” about the quality of mortgages included in the securities and the care with which the bank evaluated them, both before and after investors purchased the securities. The RMBS were sold prior to 2008, when the housing bubble burst. The...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS