Andrew Schilling

Andrew Schilling

BuckleySandler LLP

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The RMBS Working Group: Is There Life After Eric Holder?

Financial institutions are asking what Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation means for the future of the U.S. Department of Justice’s financial fraud enforcement program generally, and the Residential Mortgage-Backed...more

10/30/2014 - DOJ Enforcement Eric Holder Fraud Mortgage-Backed Securities Mortgages RMBS

Should FIRREA Whistleblower Bounties Be Higher?

On Sept. 17, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder raised the prospect of amending FIRREA — the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 — to increase its whistleblower awards with the goal of further...more

10/1/2014 - DOJ Eric Holder False Claims Act FIRREA Fraud Whistleblower Awards Whistleblowers

FHFA Inspector General Emerging As Key Enforcement Player: What To Expect In 2014

These days, there is certainly no shortage of investigators, auditors, regulators, and prosecutors inundating the financial services industry with audits, inquiries, civil investigative demands, and subpoenas. Some of these...more

1/2/2014 - CFPB Department of Financial Services Enforcement FHFA Subpoenas

Challenging FIRREA Subpoenas: The RMBS Working Group Faces Subpoena Fight

As the Justice Department has stepped up its pursuit of financial institutions, there has been a surge of civil fraud lawsuits brought by the government under FIRREA — the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and...more

12/20/2013 - Civil Monetary Penalty DOJ Enforcement Fannie Mae FIRREA Fraud Freddie Mac Lenders Litigation Strategies Mortgage Loan Originators Mortgages RMBS Subpoenas

New York Becoming the Leading Venue for Financial Fraud Whistleblower Suits

New York is quickly becoming the venue of choice for financial fraud whistleblowers suing under the False Claims Act (FCA). In this “BNA Insight” published in Bloomberg/BNA’s Banking Report, authors Ross Morrison, Matthew...more

12/18/2012

Whistleblower Bounties May Encourage Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Fraud Reporting

The government is using not only the False Claims Act ( FCA, 31 USC §3729) to fight financial fraud; it has been bringing claims against financial institutions under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement...more

8/27/2012 - DOJ False Claims Act FIAFEA FIRREA Fraud RMBS Whistleblowers

Understanding FIRREA's Reach: When Does Fraud 'Affect' a Financial Institution?

The Department of Justice has recently begun using the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) as a tool in its arsenal to combat financial fraud, including bank fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud and...more

7/24/2012 - DOJ False Claims Act FIRREA Fraud

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