Litigation on the cards?

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SLABS default rates causing concern

Rising US student loan ABS default rates have sparked concern among securitisation investors. In order to recover losses, investors may resort to lawsuits.

Philip Stein, partner and litigation practice group leader at Bilzin Sumberg, says:  “Some uptick in litigation is likely as investors may want to use lawsuits, or at least the threat of lawsuits, as recourse to recover the investment losses that we are likely to see.”

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