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  • DOJ revives FIRREA law in Standard & Poor’s lawsuit

    An often-ignored financial reform law is getting its moment in the spotlight, thanks to a Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit against Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P).

  • Illinois sues S&P for fraud

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has sued Standard & Poor’s (S&P), claiming the financial services company inflated credit ratings to risky mortgage-backed securities, sparking the ongoing housing and financial crises.

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