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It Was a “Stick-up” Not a “Bailout”

Monday, June 17, 2019

There are signs the Trump Administration is gearing up to finally end the conservatorship and return Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to private ownership. We don’t know the details but when this subject starts to get the attention of policymakers, commentators, and journalists let’s hope they are mindful of stark fact: When the GSEs were placed […]

Top Ten Takeaways from 5th Circuit Hearing in Collins v. Mnuchin

Friday, February 1, 2019

Judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit were not buying what the government was selling at a hearing last week. That might be very good news for shareholders in the government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In an Investors Unite teleconference hosted by founder and Chairman Tim Pagliara […]

GSE Shareholder Litigation Update Teleconference

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Investors Unite Teleconference: GSE Shareholder Litigation Update Thursday, January 31, 2019 // 10:00 a.m. ET On January 31, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. ET, Executive Director of Investors Unite Tim Pagliara will hold a teleconference to update Investors Unite members on the most recent legal developments in U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Collins vs. FHFA […]

On Second Thought…Deep Skepticism at the 5th Circuit About the Net Worth Sweep

Thursday, January 24, 2019

The government would have us believe the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is unconstitutional in its structure but its actions are within the law. But U.S. 5th Circuit judges are wondering anew how it could possibly have been okay for FHFA, as Fannie and Freddie’s conservator, to drain the GSEs of their capital when the […]

On Second Thought, Lamberth Agrees GSE Shareholders Can Still Press Claims

Monday, October 1, 2018

Late last week, U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth, of all jurists, gave shareholders a small boost in the fight against the government’s ongoing seizure of the quarterly profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. On September 28, Lamberth agreed that shareholders could not have known the 2012 Net Worth Sweep was a course the government […]