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JPM Sues FDIC; Another AG Sues JPM

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JPM Lawsuits, Etc.: JPMorgan Chase sued the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Tuesday for over $1 billion, alleging that the regulator did not honor its obligation to cover legal claims against Washington Mutual. JPM, of course, acquired WaMu in a hastily drawn-up deal at the height of the financial crisis. (We're saying "hastily drawn-up" here, since the agreement apparently lacks specifics over who exactly is liable for what.) JPM is not seeking…

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