Its apparently the same old song for companies that believe they been wronged by Freddie Macbecause of its unique immunity status, they simply cant get the courts to allow punitive damage claims against it.

And even when cases where it has previously defended itself as a private enterprise are brought up during litigation, it doesnt seem to carry much weight. Case in point: Ark Properties, a Philadelphia real estate firm, recently found itself unable to impose a punitive damage motion against Freddie after the GSE defended itself as an immune federal instrumentality during pretrial proceedings June 2.

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