Preliminary Approval For $150 Mln Merrill Settlement

U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff of Manhattan has given preliminary approval to a settlement whereby Merrill Lynch will pay a $150 million to bondholders for misleading them about the bank’s risk associated with collateralized debt obligations.

  • 25 Aug 2009
U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff of Manhattan has given preliminary approval to a settlement whereby Merrill Lynch will pay a $150 million to bondholders for misleading them about the bank’s risk associated with collateralized debt obligations. Two Louisiana pension funds had sued Merrill in 2007, and the judge ...

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