RMBS Investors File $250 Million Derivative Suit Against HSBC

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On March 28, 2012, investors in Ace Securities Corp. Home Equity Loan Trust, Series 2006-SL2 commenced a derivative lawsuit, purportedly on behalf of the Trust, against HSBC Bank, as trustee, and DB Structured Products, Inc., an affiliate of Deutsche Bank, the loan originator. In a summons with notice filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, plaintiffs state that they seek $250 million in damages for breach of repurchase obligations, based on alleged misrepresentations about the quality of the loans in the Trust’s collateral pool and borrowers’ ability to pay. The causes of action are for breach of contract and specific performance.  Complaint.