Thomas R. Orofino

Thomas R. Orofino

Sedgwick LLP

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Credit Crunch Digest

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on ongoing civil lawsuits and regulatory investigations into Libor manipulation by large banks, including the possible imposition of new criminal penalties by U.K. authorities...more

7/11/2014 - Bank of America Banking Sector Banks Currency Manipulation Dodd-Frank DOJ False Claims Act Insurers Libor Mortgages UK Wells Fargo

Credit Crunch Digest -- May 2014

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on ongoing investigations into Libor manipulation by Deutsche Bank; fines against Barclays stemming from manipulation of the gold market; a warning by the SEC regarding Bitcoins;...more

6/16/2014 - Bank of America Banks Barclays Bitcoins Deutsche Bank Dodd-Frank Foreign Banks Libor Market Manipulation SEC

Credit Crunch Digest -- April 2014

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on Barclays’ settlement of two important U.K. Libor lawsuits; the reversal of a Libor-related securities action dismissal by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals; a former Tullett...more

5/5/2014 - Bank of America Banks Barclays Dodd-Frank Employer Liability Issues Foreign Banks Foreign Exchanges Libor Mortgage-Backed Securities Termination UK Whistleblowers

Credit Crunch Digest

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on recent developments in Libor and the Foreign Exchange market litigation; Credit Suisse’s $885 million mortgage settlement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency; Irving...more

4/2/2014 - Banks Bernie Madoff Clawbacks Dodd-Frank FHFA Foreign Exchanges Fraud Libor Mortgages Ponzi Scheme Settlement Stress Tests

Credit Crunch Digest - February 2014

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on developments in a major Barclays Libor-related case; a multibillion-dollar Bank of America settlement with mortgage securities investors; Morgan Stanley’s settlement with the...more

2/27/2014 - Bank of America Banks Barclays Dodd-Frank FHFA Fraud Libor Morgan Stanley Mortgage-Backed Securities Ponzi Scheme

Credit Crunch Digest - January 2014

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on new fines and criminal charges in Libor-related cases; the staggering potential costs of resolving lawsuits filed by regulators against the major banks; a settlement in the...more

1/30/2014 - Banks Bernie Madoff DOJ Enforcement Fraud Goldman Sachs JPMorgan Chase Libor Mortgage-Backed Securities Ponzi Scheme SEC Volcker Rule

Credit Crunch Digest - December 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on recent developments in Libor-related cases; Credit Suisse’s challenge to the New York Attorney General’s mortgage-backed securities case; Bank of America’s settlement in a...more

12/30/2013 - Assured Guaranty Corp. Bank of America Class Action Countrywide Credit Suisse FDIC JPMorgan Chase Libor Mortgage-Backed Securities Mortgages Proprietary Trading Statute of Limitations Volcker Rule

Credit Crunch Digest -- November 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on new Libor cases filed against major banks and an update regarding two U.K. Libor cases; a jury verdict against Bank of America in connection with conduct by Countrywide;...more

11/29/2013 - Bank of America Bear Sterns Countrywide Dodd-Frank DOJ Fannie Mae FHFA Freddie Mac JPMorgan Chase Libor Mortgage-Backed Securities Mortgages Penalties Royal Bank of Scotland SEC Swaps

Credit Crunch Digest -- October 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on the indictment of former ICAP employees for rate fixing of the yen Libor; a new lawsuit filed against global banks for their involvement in Libor manipulation schemes; a...more

11/1/2013 - Bank of America Countrywide Fannie Mae Fraud Freddie Mac ICAP JPMorgan Chase Libor Mortgage Loan Servicing Standards Mortgages NCUA Ponzi Scheme SEC Settlement SLUSA Wells Fargo Whistleblower Awards Whistleblowers

Credit Crunch Digest -- September 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on JPMorgan’s $920 million “London Whale” settlement; interdealer broker fines for Libor manipulation; the European Union’s proposed regulations for Libor oversight; cost...more

10/4/2013 - Bernie Madoff CFTC Countrywide Dodd-Frank EU FDIC Financial Conduct Authority ICAP JPMorgan Chase Libor Mortgages Ponzi Scheme

Credit Crunch Digest -- August 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on the future of Libor; a large settlement between Citigroup and Fannie Mae; another lawsuit against the ratings agencies; the duties of custodial banks to investors who lost...more

8/5/2013 - Banks Bernie Madoff CFTC Citigroup Credit Ratings Fannie Mae Investors Libor Ponzi Scheme Rating Agencies Settlement

Credit Crunch Digest -- June 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on new proposed Libor guidelines; a CFTC lawsuit against U.S. Bank stemming from Peregrine Financial’s fraud and collapse; a settlement between Citigroup and a large coalition of...more

7/1/2013 - CFTC Citigroup Dodd-Frank ESMA EU FDIC Fraud Investors Libor Nonbank Firms Ponzi Scheme Swaps

Credit Crunch Digest -- May 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on recent developments in alleged Libor rate manipulation litigation; settlements in two mortgage-backed securities lawsuits; potential actions by state attorney generals...more

6/3/2013 - Attorney Generals Bank of America Barclays Ben Bernanke Class Action Countrywide Dodd-Frank Federal Reserve Libor MBIA Insurance Mortgages RMBS Swaps Too Big to Fail Wells Fargo

Credit Crunch Digest -- April 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on the dismissal of antitrust claims against major banks in Libor-related litigation; settlement in the Merrill Lynch/Bank of America merger case; settlement in the SAC Capital...more

5/2/2013 - Bank of America Bernie Madoff EU Federal Reserve Insider Trading Libor Merrill Lynch Mortgage-Backed Securities Proposed Regulation Settlement Trustees

Credit Crunch Digest -- March 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on developments in antitrust-based Libor claims against major banks; the status of European Union investigations into Libor manipulation; developments in IndyMac-related...more

4/2/2013 - Attorney Generals Bernie Madoff Dodd-Frank EU FDIC Federal Reserve IndyMac Libor Mandatory Clearing Requirements Stress Tests

Credit Crunch Digest -- February 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on fines against Royal Bank of Scotland for alleged Libor rate rigging; the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Standard & Poors; developments in a mortgage-backed securities...more

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Credit Crunch Digest -- January 2013

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on a potential imminent regulatory settlement involving Royal Bank of Scotland’s role in alleged Libor manipulation; the profits obtained by Deutsche Bank for its investments in...more

2/5/2013 - Bank of America CFTC Deutsche Bank Dodd-Frank Fannie Mae Foreign Banks Fraud Goldman Sachs Insider Trading Libor Markets and Trading Reorganization Act Ponzi Scheme RBS SEC Swaps UBS

Credit Crunch Digest -- December 2012

This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on lawsuits involving developments into Libor rate-fixing lawsuits and investigations; JP Morgan Chase & Co.; a $210 million settlement reached with investors in Madoff funds; a...more

12/20/2012 - Bank of New York Mellon Bear Sterns Bernie Madoff Derivatives Dodd-Frank Insider Trading JPMorgan Chase Libor SAC Capital SEC UBS

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