Advanced Search

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.

Subscribers to Inside The GSEs have full access to all its stories and data online. Visitors may become subscribers for full access or may purchase individual articles and data.

Subscriber Log In

If you are a current subscriber or already purchased this article, please login below.

Forgot your password?

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website?


This biweekly covers the housing-related government-sponsored enterprises with experienced, expert analysis.



You can purchase this article for $55.00 without subscribing and always have access to it on

Pay Per View

Please contact Customer Service if you need assistance: 1-800-570-5744


With originations expected to drop in 2018, will your shop turn to non-QM/non-prime mortgage products as a way to bolster volumes?

Yes, definitely. We’re planning a launch.
No. It’s still difficult compliance/regulatory-wise.
Maybe. It’s under consideration.
Not now. But things could change as 2018 progresses.

vote to see results