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Volume 14 - Number 11

May 30, 2014

Experts: GSE Shareholder Lawsuits Will Take Years, Long Odds to Win

Expect it to take years for the courts to resolve lawsuits filed by private investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac stock, with the odds heavily stacked in the government’s favor, note industry observers. Speaking during a recent Bloomberg Industries webinar on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac litigation, Brooklyn Law School Professor David Reiss noted it could take the courts up to a year simply to resolve the introductory motions.

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