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How One Hedge Fund Has Pursued $360M Financial Fraud Claim Against Big Bank

When the high-end property development Lake Las Vegas collapsed during the 2008 financial crisis, 31 funds that helped finance the project lost a total of $540 million. But only one of them, Dallas-based hedge fund Highland Capital Management, aggressively pursued …

Texas Appeals Court Upholds $351M Award Against Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse said it would fight on after a Texas appeals court upheld a $351 million award against the Swiss bank over its role in a Las Vegas resort project whose finances collapsed a decade ago. The Texas Court of …

Credit Suisse Facing $5-$7 Billion Penalty by U.S. for Toxic Mortgage Securities

The U.S. Department of Justice has asked Credit Suisse to pay between $5 billion and $7 billion to settle a probe over its sale of toxic mortgage securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a source with knowledge …

Credit Suisse Sells Operational Risk Bonds, Insuring Rogue Trading, Cyber Crime

Credit Suisse Group AG sold 220 million Swiss francs ($222 million) of bonds designed to offload potential losses on events like rogue trading, with some investors sidestepping the issue because of the incalculable risk. The second-largest Swiss lender initially planned …

Foreign Insurers’ Role in U.S. Tax Evasion Under Scrutiny

A Swiss asset management firm, Swisspartners Group, agreed to pay $4.4 million to the United States to settle a probe into whether it helped U.S. taxpayers evade their federal income taxes, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Friday. From …

Credit Suisse to Pay $400 Million to Settle U.S. Bond Lawsuits

Credit Suisse Group AG has agreed to pay at least $400 million to settle lawsuits by investors over the Swiss bank’s role in raising money for a healthcare financing company that collapsed in a $2.9 billion fraud more than a …

Credit Suisse Estimates Japan Economic Losses at $171 to $183 Billion

Economic losses in the regions of Japan that were hit by a massive earthquake will reach around 14 trillion yen to 15 trillion yen ($171-$183 billion) based on information available on Monday, Credit Suisse said in a research note. Credit …