The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") recently warned servicers that it will be using its supervisory authority to ensure that a mortgage servicer has the appropriate policies and procedures in place to protect...more
Most people think of an oil and gas mineral “lease” as, so named, a lease. However, this common thinking is not necessarily accurate, both with respect to state and federal law and in particular in the bankruptcy courts in...more
It is a basic principle of trademark law that a mark can only be assigned with the goodwill of the business to which the mark relates, for the good reason that the mark is in fact inseparable from the business. But what kind...more
Today's post is really a thank you to Judge Gale for delivering the Christmas gift I requested in last week's post: a decision from the North Carolina Business Court on an open question of North Carolina's corporate law to...more
In Campbell v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., the Campbells borrowed money from a lender to purchase a residence. No. 03-11-00428-CV, 2012 Tex. App. LEXIS 4030 (Tex. App.—Austin May 18, 2012, no pet....more
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