Asset Management Fund Sues Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Countrywide, and Others for $478 Million

On March 1, 2012, Asset Management Fund filed a summons with notice in New York state court against Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Countrywide, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, and others.  Asset Management Fund alleges that it purchased $239 million in RMBS from defendants, and that the offering documents in connection with the sales of those securities contained material misstatements and omissions.  The summons asserts claims for common-law fraud, fraudulent inducement, negligent misrepresentation, aiding and abetting fraud, declaratory judgment, and breach of contract.  Asset Management Fund is seeking approximately $478 million in damages, including punitive damages, and alternatively seeks rescission.  Summons.