Bank of America Settles Syncora RMBS Action for $375 Million

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On July 17, Bank of America agreed to settle a case brought in New York state court by insurer Syncora Guarantee for $375 million. The settlement also includes a transfer of assets from Syncora to Bank of America subsidiaries and a corresponding transfer of preferred shares, surplus notes, and other securities from Bank of America subsidiaries to Syncora. Syncora filed suit against Bank of America in 2009, alleging that Countrywide Financial misrepresented the quality of mortgages underlying securities that Syncora insured. Press Release.


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