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Missouri Court Rules Against $440,000 Cyberheist Victim

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

CFPB's Regulatory Agenda - 2013

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

Elizabeth Warren's Interview

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

Illinois Appellate Court Decides Two FOIA Cases on Fees that Public Body Can Charge and Justification for Attorneys’ Fees

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

CFPB's Five Year Strategic Plan

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: (1)...more

FTC Issues New Consumer Privacy Guidelines

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

CFPB: Treatment of Privileged Information

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

Will I be able to keep all of my assets if I file for chapter 7 bankruptcy? (Part 2)

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. Phone: (508)...more

CFPB Issues Supervision and Examination Manual

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

InfoBytes, September 30, 2011 - A Weekly In-depth review of news & developments in the financial services industry

In This Issue: • Federal Issues • Courts • Firm News • Mortgages • Litigation • Privacy/Data Security Excerpt from "Litigation" Federal District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Postponing Piece of...more

Criminal trespass in Massachusetts exists under more than one Massachusetts statute.

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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