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PHH Mortgage Attacks the CFPB: Will the Bureau Become a Commission?

by Baker Donelson on

On April 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard arguments in PHH Mortgage’s appeal of a $109,000,000 disgorgement order by the CFPB. The CFPB found PHH had illegally referred consumers to mortgage insurers...more

Michigan Puts New Road-Funding Tax Structure Up For May 5 Referendum Vote

by Miller Canfield on

Michigan voters will have the final say on approving a deal between Gov. Rick Snyder and the Michigan Legislature to overhaul the state’s tax structure to fund road improvements at a referendum election on May 5, 2015. The...more

Grayson: Only 1 Agency Should Regulate Wall Street  [Video]

by Bloomberg Law on

July 10 (Bloomberg Law) -- U.S. Representative Alan Grayson, Democrat from Florida, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that the government missed an opportunity in the midst of the financial crisis to consolidate the...more

Virginia Court Declares PPP Toll Financing Arrangement Unconstitutional

by White & Case LLP on

In many ways, the state of Virginia’s Public-Private Transportation Act (PPTA), which allows new, innovative methods of financing from private sources to supplement state funding and public debt financing, has been a model...more

PA Tax Law News -- May 2012

IN THIS ISSUE: Long Awaited Tech One Associates Decision; Philadelphia Common Level Ratio Drama Continues; Court Upholds IFTA Liability; PA Budget Watch; Goodwill Included in Subsidiary Valuation for Holding Company...more

Redevelopment Agencies: Dead, But Not Buried

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In California Redevelopment Assn. v. Matosantos, the California Supreme Court sealed the demise of the state’s nearly 400 redevelopment agencies. That decision, however, leaves myriad questions unresolved for communities and...more

Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Bill Funding $3 Billion for School Construction Projects

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

The Illinois Supreme Court recently upheld the constitutionality of legislation involving a $3 billion state construction program funded in part by the legalization of video poker, which would be permitted in bars and...more

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