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Ventas' Debra Cafaro on why the Health Care asset class is well positioned in today's economy
Widow Foreclosure Catch-22
A New World for Mortgage Banking – What You Need to Know About the CFPB’s Final Mortgage Servicing Rules
Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins the LEVICK Team
Taking it Seriously: Unusual Lease Violations in Virginia
Weekly Brief: Lawyers Laid Off After Foreclosure Settlement
Allen Matkins/CBRE 360 in 60 - Industrial Markets Overview
Allen Matkins/CBRE 360 in 60 - Capital Markets Overview
Allen Matkins/CBRE 360 in 60 - Economy Overview
Weekly Brief: Hurricane Sandy, GC Donations, Tweeting Fake News
Weekly Brief: BoA Sued; SCOTUS Shortlists; Fund Fights Argentina
Weekly Brief: CFPB, Legal Fees & Hashtag Hijackers
Fein Such: Real Estate
Can Cities Use Eminent Domain To Seize Mortgage Loans?
How to Fight a Wrongful Foreclosure
Abacus Bank Indicted for Mortgage Fraud; More Prosecutions to Come?
LEED Certification Basics and the Rise of Green Building—Lori Wisniewski Azzara
Whalen: Too Much Regulation Caused JP Morgan $2 Billion Loss
Sackett v EPA - Supreme Court Authorizes Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders - David Cooke
Barofsky: Don't Believe Hype About $25B Mortgage Settlement
A Missouri court last week handed a legal defeat to a local escrow firm that sued its financial institution to recover $440,000 stolen in a 2009 cyberheist. The court ruled that the company assumed greater responsibility for...more
As we begin a new year and prepare ourselves for the blizzard of new and revised regulations coming our way, I think it is important for us to consider the regulatory agenda that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...more
In July 2011, I published my interview of Elizabeth Warren, entitled Opening a Dialogue: Elizabeth Warren and the Mortgage Industry.*
I have been told that this interview is one of the last published interviews of Mrs....more
In two recent decisions, the Illinois Appellate Court clarified the fees that a public body can charge for copying records pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and the circumstances justifying the...more
Recently, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published for comment on its website its draft Strategic Plan for 2013 - 2018 (Plan).
According to the CFPB, the plan includes the following four goals:
In this article, we will take a brief look at consumer privacy protection updates at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the watchdog enforcement agency charged with protecting consumer privacy, issued a sweeping revisions to...more
On March 12, 2012, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) announced proposed amendments to the confidential treatment of information obtained from persons in connection with its exercise of authorities under...more
If you are contemplating bankruptcy and want to know how you keep assets, or are concerned about keeping a particular asset dear to you, this blog post is worth the read!
Contact: George E. Bourguignon, Jr.
On October 13, 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its Supervision and Examination Manual - Version 1.0 (Manual). This is the first edition of a guide devoted to how the CFPB will supervise and...more
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• Federal Issues
• Firm News
• Privacy/Data Security
Excerpt from "Litigation"
Federal District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Postponing Piece of...more
We have blogged about what would be referred to as the “general” criminal trespass statute, but there is one specifically addressing those “willfully and maliciously” entering a garden or the like, and destroying or stealing....more
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