HSBC pays $1.6 billion to end 14-year mortgage-lending lawsuit

Yet we continue to hear about lenders surrendering large sums of money to government bodies in the form of fine and penalties. The latest big one involved HSBC which ponied up $1.6 billion to end a 14-year mortgage-lending lawsuit. The lawsuit stems from questionable mortgage lending undertaking more than a decade ago.

The decision from U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan clears the way for HSBC to face trial Sept. 29 in a case by the Federal housing finance agency that the bank has estimated could expose it to $1.6 billion in liability. fhfa launched 18 lawsuits in 2011 over about $200 billion in mortgage-backed securities.

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Expects to take 5 million pre-tax charge. Thursday, a unit of HSBC Holdings said it will pay $1.575 billion in order to end a 14-year old shareholder class action lawsuit. The lawsuit stems from questionable mortgage lending undertaking more than a decade ago from the Household International consumer finance business.

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Global banking giant HSBC agreed to pay $1.6 billion to end a 14-year securities fraud case. The settlement involves Household International, a mortgage and credit card company HSBC bought in 2002. Legal action was first filed a few months before HSBC agreed to buy the U.S. company.

FDIC Calls for Consideration of Junior Liens A loan secured by a mortgage or trust deed, which lien is junior (secondary) to another mortgage or trust deed. Secondary Mortgage Market The buying and selling of first mortgages of trust deeds by banks, insurance companies, government agencies, and other mortgagees.