Monoline Insurer Assured Files Suit Against DLJ and Credit Suisse

On October 17, 2011, Assured Guaranty Municipal Corp. filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court of New York against DLJ Mortgage Capital, Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities for breaches of mortgage representations and repurchase obligations in connection with six RMBS. Assured, which insured the securities, alleges that DLJ warranted and vouched for the quality of the loans and agreed to repurchase, substitute, or cure any loans that breached the warrantees. Assured also alleges that its forensic re-underwriting review revealed that 93% of the underlying loans did not meet the agreed-upon qualifications. Assured asserts claims for breach of contract and declaratory judgment. Complaint.