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Fourth Circuit Relies on E-Sign Act to Hold Electronic Agreement May Effect A Valid Transfer of Copyright. On July 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that under the E-Sign Act, an electronic transfer may satisfy the requirements for transfer of a copyright under the Copyright Act, even though the Copyright Act itself does not define the "writing" or "signature" required to effectuate a transfer...

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Topics:  Attorney Generals, CFPB, Data Breach, Debt Collection, Deficiency Judgments, Disparate Impact, DOJ, E-Commerce, E-SIGN, ECOA, FHA, FHFA, FINRA, Foreclosure, FTC, Housing Finance Reform, Loans, Mediation, Mortgage-Backed Securities, Mortgages, NIST, Payday Loans, Student Loans, Tribal Loans, Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices

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