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Confirmation of the W.Va. Attorney General's Authority to Hire Private Counsel on Behalf of the State -
For more than a decade, the circuit courts in West Virginia have wrestled with the issue of whether the State...more
Summer vacations are over, and now bank management and directors need to focus on compliance. Below are five current legal topics that Washington bankers should be considering this fall.
1. Loans Secured by Residential...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has enacted a new rule that will prohibit the inclusion of mandatory arbitration provisions and waivers of federal statutory causes of action in consumer mortgage and home equity loan...more
In This Issue:
- Recent Cases
..CFTC Jurisdiction Under the Commodity Exchange Act
..Dodd-Frank Amendment to the TILA
..Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements
Editor’s Note -
This is a dignified law firm newsletter, not like the “Brand X” versions. You won’t find pandering, attention-grabbing stories about Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Ashton Kutcher, Prince William, or...more
The CFPB issued final rules reducing the financial incentives for loan officers and brokers in "risky and high-cost" consumer loans and toughening qualification standards for loan originators....more
The CFPB has issued a final rule to incorporate Dodd-Frank requirements into the existing Regulation Z loan originator compensation rule that applies to mortgage loans....more
Now that "the winter that never was" is finally over, we can safely reveal the Winter 2012 edition of our newsletter, featuring the Top 10 Condo Law Cases of 2011.
Those of you contemplating a lawsuit or already up to your...more
The inappropriate use of toxic documents which has become the subject of extensive media coverage is only the tip of the iceberg of toxic foreclosure, what some legal experts describe as a fundamentally-flawed and...more
A great deal of media attention has been given to "Robo-signing" where a person improperly signs a document filed in court including forging a notarization or authenticating a debt by affidavit where the affiant has no...more
Attendees at the 14th Annual ACMO/CCI-Toronto Condominium Conference received in their delegate bag a complimentary copy of the Conference Edition of Gardiner Miller Arnold's Condo Alert! newsletter.
In response to popular...more
Written By Geoffry Walsh Staff Attorney National Consumer Law Center,
Geoff Walsh has been a legal services attorney for over twenty-five years and is presently a staff attorney with National Consumer Law Center
About the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program
CREATING THE PROGRAM
Assembly Bill 149 was passed by the Nevada Legislature during the 2009 session and signed by Governor Jim Gibbons. Its purpose is to address the...more