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US reached 7.2 billion Dollar settlement with the German Bank over toxic securities

A Deutsche Bank sign is seen the outside of a building, in Shanghai’s financial district February 23, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The Obama administration encrypted to resolve the remaining crisis-era mega-Bank mortgage cases, a $7.2 billion settlement Thursday with the Deutsche Bank’s toxic securities, while separately filing a lawsuit against Barclays, claiming more than $30 billion-a-spoiled sales.

The dramatic back-to-back announcements show the urgency of a senior Obama officials in the Ministry of justice a clarification of the open probes precrisis behavior at large banks before the officials out of office in mid-January. of the rush comes from a great deal of uncertainty about how a trump administration might pursue, the other probes, according to people familiar with the talks allow or drop.

The Deutsche Bank settlement is likely to bring some relief for the Deutsche bank shareholders, at the beginning of the year worried about a much larger penalty. The Ministry of justice originally had $went to 14 billion by Deutsche Bank, The Wall Street Journal reported in September, to negotiate concerns about whether the institution would be able, to bottom.

Less than half of the settlement requires a cash payment that would have a direct impact on the Deutsche Bank under the dash. The settlement consists of a $3.1 billion penalty and a pledge to pay $to be distributed 4.1 billion in the course of time, a “consumer relief” Fund of the government.

The conditions, the help of relief, including loan modifications, consumers still need to be completed between the bank and the government.

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