• Riley Bostwick

LIBOR Bondholder and Green Pond Settlements



Two new settlements are available that cover certain LIBOR-Based financial instruments. Information on these settlements can be found below.


LIBOR Bondholder Settlement


Settlement Fund: $68,625,000

Class Period: August 2007 – May 2010

Claim Filing Deadline: December 28, 2020


Overview

The Bondholder Action claims that certain banks (the “Defendants”) conspired to manipulate U.S. Dollar LIBOR (“LIBOR”) between August 1, 2007 and May 31, 2010 (the “Class Period”). Plaintiffs claim that this alleged manipulation artificially lowered LIBOR, resulting in holders of U.S. Dollar LIBOR-Based Debt Securities being paid less interest during the Class Period. The Defendants deny all claims of wrongdoing.


Eligibility

All persons and entities who owned (including beneficially or in “street name”) any USD LIBOR-Based Debt Security; provided, however that any such securities that were issued by any Defendant, including its subsidiaries and affiliates, as obligor, are excluded from the definition of LIBOR-Based Debt Security.

Defendants

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America Corporation (BOA), and the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) Barclays, Citibank, HSBC, UBS.


Filing Requirements

MCAG clients must provide the following for MCAG to submit a complete and valid claim:

  • Holdings at the beginning of the class period - List all Eligible Debt Securities, held as of the beginning of trading on August 1, 2007: CUSIP, Face/Nominal Value Held as of August 1, 2007, Maturity Date

  • Purchases during the class period - List of all purchases of Eligible Debt Securities, made during the class period (August 1, 2007, to May 31, 2010): CUSIP, Date of purchase/acquisition (MMDDYY), (list chronologically), Face/Nominal Value of Amount Purchased, Maturity Date

  • Sales during the class period - List of all sales of Eligible Debt Securities, made within the class period (August 1, 2007, to May 31, 2010): CUSIP, Date of sales/conversion (MMDDYY), (list chronologically), Face/Nominal Value of Amount Sold, Maturity Date

  • Holdings at the end of the class period - List all Eligible Debt Securities, held as of the close of trading on May 31, 2010: CUSIP, Face/Nominal Value Held as of May 31, 2010, Maturity Date


LIBOR Non-Defendant / Green Pond Action

Settlement Fund: $21,775,000

Class Period: August 2007 – May 2010

Claim Filing Deadline: January 3, 2021

Overview

This litigation claims that certain banks manipulated U.S. Dollar LIBOR during the financial crisis, artificially lowering the rate for their own profit, which resulted in purchasers receiving less interest than they otherwise would have. The Defendants deny all claims of wrongdoing.

Eligibility

All persons and entities who purchases a U.S. dollar LIBOR-Based Instrument from Non-Defendant OTC Financial Institutions and that owned the U.S. Dollar LIBOR-Based Instruments at any time during the period of August 2007 through May 2010.

Defendants

Credit Suisse Group AG; Credit Suisse International; Credit Suisse (USA) Inc. (together, “Credit Suisse”); Bank of America Corporation and Bank of America, N.A.; Barclays PLC, Barclays Bank PLC, and Barclays Capital Inc.; Citibank, N.A.; JPMorgan Chase & Co. and JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA; HSBC Holdings plc and HSBC Bank plc; Lloyds Banking Group PLC (“Lloyds”); WestLB AG and Westdeutsche Immobilienbank AG (together “WestLB”); UBS AG (“UBS”); The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (“RBS”); Citizens Bank of Massachusetts a/k/a RBS Citizens Bank N.A. (“Citizens Bank”); Deutsche Bank AG (“Deutsche Bank”); Coöperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen Boerenleenbank B.A. (“Rabobank”); The Norinchukin Bank (“Norinchukin”); The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd (“Bank of Tokyo”); HBOS PLC (“HBOS”); Société Générale S.A. (“SocGen”); and Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”).

Filing Requirements

MCAG clients must provide the Swap Agreements and/or Notes with the details noted below for MCAG to submit a complete and valid claim:


A. SWAPS AND FORWARD RATE AGREEMENTS

(Interest Rate Swaps, Amortizing Swaps, Basis Swaps, Asset Swaps, Inflation Swaps, Total Return Swaps, Currency Swaps)

  • Instrument Type

  • Non-Defendant OTC Financial Institution Paying Libor

  • Effective Date

  • Maturity/Cancellation Date

  • Tenor and Currency of LIBOR

  • Margin/Multiplier

  • Notional Amount

  • Frequency of LIBOR payment periods

  • Non-Standard Terms

  • Reference/Transaction ID

B. FLOATING RATE NOTES

  • Instrument Type

  • Non-Defendant OTC Financial Institution Paying Libor

  • Seller

  • Effective Date

  • Maturity/Cancellation Sale Date

  • Tenor and Currency of LIBOR

  • Margin/Multiplier

  • Amount (in $)

  • Frequency of LIBOR payment periods

  • Non-Standard Terms

  • Reference/Transaction ID


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