Court revives CDO case against UBS

A New York state appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit accusing UBS of fraudulently causing $331m of losses from collateralised debt obligations issued before the financial crisis.

Reuters reports that Loreley Financing, a group of special-purposes entities based in Jersey in the Channel Islands, brought the lawsuit in 2012 over four CDOs arranged by UBS. The CDOs were comprised of residential mortgage-backed securities and credit default swaps.

When the housing market crashed, Loreley suffered huge losses and claimed UBS had misrepresented the CDOs, which it bought in 2006 and 2007.

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Appeals court revives U.S. case against UBS over CDO fraud

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