Sealink Brings $587M RMBS Lawsuit Against Goldman Sachs

On August 13, Sealink Funding Ltd. filed a summons with notice against Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York state court over its purchase of nearly $587 million in residential mortgage-backed securities.  Sealink alleges that the offering documents for the RMBS included fraudulent misrepresentations and omissions regarding the characteristics of the underlying mortgage loans, the underwriting standards used to issue the mortgage loans, the transfer of those mortgage loans to trusts, and the legal validity of the trusts.  Sealink asserts that Goldman Sachs either knew the information in the offerings was wrong or was negligent in not knowing.  Sealink asserts causes of action for common law fraud, fraudulent inducement, negligent misrepresentation, aiding and abetting fraud, declaratory judgment, and contract claims, including rescission, restitution, and mutual mistake.  Summons with Notice.