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Pending Cases Involving the Board of Governors


This list of pending cases does not include suits against the Federal Reserve Banks in which the Board of Governors is not named a party.

The Loan Syndications and Trading Association v. Board of Governors, No. 14-1240 (D.C. Cir., petition for review filed November 10, 2014). Petition for review of credit risk retention rules issued under Section 941 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

Richardson v. Board of Governors, No. 14-CV-01673 (D.D.C., filed October 8, 2014). Employment discrimination claim.

Nobles v. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Board of Governors, No. 14-CV-02541 (N.D. Ga., filed August 6, 2014.) Discrimination claim brought by former employee of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. On October 27, 2014, the plaintiff voluntarily dismissed the Board as a defendant in the action.

Community Financial Services Association of America, Ltd., v. Board of Governors, No. 14-CV-00853 (D.D.C., filed June 11, 2014). Administrative Procedure Act challenge to actions of the Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency that allegedly disadvantage payday lenders.

Johnson v. Federal Reserve Board, No. 14-CV-50 (E.D.N.C., filed March 28, 2014). Complaint by incarcerated individual that his prosecution and imprisonment violated his rights under the "redemption theory".

NACS et al. v. Board of Governors, No. 13-5720 (D.C. Circuit, notice of appeal filed August 21, 2013.) Appeal from district court ruling invalidating Board regulations issued pursuant to section 1075 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to debit card interchange fees. On March 21, 2014, the Court of Appeals reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment and remanded the action to the district court. On August 18, 2014, the plaintiff filed a petition for certiorari.

WMI Liquidating Trust v. Board of Governors, No. 13-CV-01706 (W.D. Washington, filed September 20, 2013). Action for a declaratory judgment regarding golden parachute payments. On July 3, 2014, the action was transferred to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Adv. Pro. No. 14-50435-MFW (Bankr. D. Del.)).

Ferrer v. Bernanke, No. 13-CV-01145 (S.D. Fla, filed July 30, 2013). Claim on behalf of putative class of mortgagors that the Board's Independent Foreclosure Review and related enforcement actions failed to provide sufficient benefits to borrowers. On October 28, 2014, the district court granted the Board's motion to dismiss the action. On November 25, 2014, the plaintiffs filed a notice of appeal (Eleventh Circuit, No. 14-15325).

Ball v. Board of Governors, No. 13-CV-00603 (D.D.C., filed April 30, 2013). Freedom of Information Act case.

Crisman v. Board of Governors, No. 12-CV-1871 (D.D.C., filed November 19, 2012). Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act case.

Wise v. Federal Reserve Board, No. 12-CV-1636 (D.D.C., filed October 2, 2012). Federal Tort Claims Act case.

State National Bank of Big Spring v. Bernanke, No. 13-5247 (D.C. Cir. Notice of appeal filed August 2, 2013). Appeal from district court's dismissal of challenge to the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Financial Oversight Council.

Artis v. Greenspan, No. 01-CV-0400(ESG) (D.D.C., complaint filed February 22, 2001). Employment discrimination action. On October 17, 2014, the district court denied the plaintiffs' motion for class certification; the plaintiffs filed a petition for appeal of that ruling to the D.C. Circuit on October 14, 2014 (No. 14-8003).

Last update: December 16, 2014