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CFPB announces new appointments to advisory groups

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

...The CFPB has announced the appointment of new members to its Consumer Advisory Board, Community Bank Advisory Council, Credit Union Advisory Council, and Academic Research Council. In January 2016, the CFPB published a notice in the Federal Register soliciting applications from individuals interested in becoming members.... more

CFPB Expands Protections for Successors in Interest – Attend Part 2 of Our “CFPB Mortgage Servicing Amendments” Webinar Series to Learn More

by Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP on

... part of its recent amendments to the mortgage servicing rules in Regulations X and Z, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is fundamentally changing the way mortgage servicers are required to treat successors in interest. In addition to expanding the scope of who is considered to be a successor in interest for the purposes of the... more

FinCEN Expands Scope of “All Cash” GTOs

by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP on

... its efforts to deter the use of real estate as a vehicle to launder proceeds of criminal activity, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) recently announced its plan to extend the reach and time frame of its existing Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) targeting “all cash” real estate deals. The new GTOs expand reporting... more

Brexit Board Briefing

by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP on

... world is awash with uncertainty about Brexit. We imagine that you, like most, are sorting through it all. Pillsbury is here to help. Our dedicated Brexit Team is monitoring developments and weighing the legal risks and opportunities that will likely arise from the impending UK withdrawal. For now, rather than wax on about things that are not yet... more

Settling Defendants Beware: Eleventh Circuit Holds Settling Insurer Liable for Failure to Protect Medicare Payments Made by Private Insurer

by Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP on

... created an uproar among personal injury tort defendants and their insurers when it passed the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) less than 10 years ago. The $1,000 per day fine for failure to report to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) the resolution (or partial resolution) of a Medicare... more

PilieroMazza Legal Advisor - Third Quarter

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

... CONTRACTING - Category Management: What Contractors Need to Know - In December 2014, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced a new initiative called Category Management. This policy could dramatically change the way the federal government purchases goods and services. For this reason, contractors should be aware of... more

Avoid The Norma Principle

by Ary Rosenbaum on

... Peter Principle is a management theory concept in which the selection of a candidate for a position is based on the candidate’s performance in their current role, rather than on abilities relevant to the intended role. So the theory goes that managers will rise to the level of their incompetence so they only get promoted until the point... more