Countrywide in $624M Class-Action Deal 

Financial Times
May 8, 2010

Joel H. Bernstein commented on the $624 million settlement in the Countrywide Financial Corporation Securities Litigation

Joel Bernstein of Labaton Sucharow, representing Thomas DiNapoli, the comptroller of the state of New York, and the New York City pension funds, called the case a "legal battle royale" and said the agreement would rank as the 13th largest securities class-action settlement.