Since the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (SAFE Act) was signed into law, the states have adopted licensing laws compliant with the new federal standard, but questions remain about who is covered…more
The Commentary by Clint Rockwell and Jonathan Cannon, which appeared in Westlaw Journal Expert Commentary Series, "Consumer Protection Update: Banking, Finance & Data Privacy," discusses the opportunity for the Consumer…more
The complaint against Deutsche Bank and its subsidiary MortgageIT filed on May 3, 2011, seeks damages and civil penalties under the False Claims Act. The government claims that the defendants wrongly represented to HUD that…more
The downturn in the housing and finance markets in 2006-2008 resulted in several new measures at the Federal Housing Administration, as it sought to limit risk to the mortgage insurance fund. Increased enforcement efforts became…more
This legal update summarizes the 2006 California legislative session and the changes to existing statutes of interest to the financial services industry. For ease of discussion, this summary is divided into the following…more
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