Weiner Brodsky Kider PC


Washington, DC, United States
Phone: 202.628.2000
Areas of Practice
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Finance & Banking
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Real Estate
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • D.C.
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys
25-50 Attorneys

CFPB Publishes Updated List of Rural, Underserved Counties for 2018

The CFPB has updated and published its list of rural and underserved counties for 2018 for lenders to use in determining whether certain TILA requirements apply…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Alabama Limits Foreclosure Redemption Period for Homestead Property

Alabama recently amended its real estate redemption law to limit the time period within which a borrower can redeem homestead property following foreclosure. The amendments took effect on February 22, 2018…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

FHA Extends Foreclosure Moratorium for Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

On March 1, 2018, FHA announced that it is extending its 180-day foreclosure moratorium for FHA-insured homeowners in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands for an additional 60-days due to the extensive damage caused by…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

VA Issues Policy Reminder re Lender’s Payment or Credit of Veteran’s Costs in Home Loans

The VA recently issued Circular 26-18-4 to clarify policy guidance regarding the use of credits or interest rates to pay borrower costs in VA loans. Pursuant to VA regulations, lenders may charge and a Veteran may pay a flat…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Military Law, Real Estate - Residential

Texas Finance and Credit Union Commissions Adopt Interpretation Amendments to Implement Changes to Home Equity Loan Provisions

The Finance Commission of Texas and the Texas Credit Union Commission recently adopted amended regulations to implement changes to the home equity loan provisions of the Texas Constitution. As we previously reported, the…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Department of Labor Launches New Voluntary Payroll Audit Pilot Program

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced a new nationwide voluntary self-audit pilot program designed to resolve potential violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by allowing employers to pay…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

3rd Circuit Invalidates Arbitration Provision on Consumer Loan Due to Illusory Arbitral Forum

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently found a consumer loan agreement’s arbitration provisions were unenforceable because: (i) the arbitral forum designated by such provisions’ forum selection clause was…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Indigenous Peoples

Virginia Amends Provisions Relating to Foreclosure, Notices of Sale for Deceased Owners, and Disposition of Sale Surplus

The state of Virginia recently enacted House Bill 755 that amends provisions of Virginia statutes relating to foreclosure, notices of sale when an owner is deceased, and disposition of surplus from sale, effective July 1, 2018…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

9th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FCRA Putative Class Action for Lack of Standing

The Ninth Circuit has ruled that a plaintiff failed to allege a concrete injury-in-fact sufficient for Article III standing in a suit alleging a violation of the Fair Credit Report Act (FCRA). The panel affirmed the district…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Privacy

CFPB Issues Request for Information Regarding the Public Reporting Practices of Consumer Complaint Information

The CFPB recently issued a Request for Information concerning its public reporting practices of consumer complaint information, and whether changes to the practices may be appropriate. The Request focuses on the reporting and…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

Federal Reserve Proposes Changes to Material Supervisory Determination Appeals Process

The Federal Reserve Board (the Board) recently proposed revisions to its guidelines for appeals of material supervisory determinations. The revisions are aimed at improving and expediting the appeals process, particularly for…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

FTC Issues Proposed Consent Order to Online Payment Processing Company Over Allegations of Privacy and Security Violations

The FTC recently reached a settlement with a worldwide online payment processing company regarding the actions of its subsidiary, a peer-to-peer payment and social networking application and website, over alleged violations of…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Privacy

PA Treasurer Opens Inquiry into Lending Disparities at Financial Institutions

Pennsylvania Treasurer, Joe Torsella, recently announced that his office has opened an official inquiry into three financial institutions regarding alleged racial and ethnic disparities in home mortgage approval rates and…more
 /  Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

NMLS 2.0 Delayed Until 2019

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has postponed the release of its major NMLS redesign, NMLS 2.0, from the originally projected September 2018 launch date until the second quarter of 2019…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

New Tax Law Limits Tax Deductibility of Government Settlement Payments

The new tax law changes the tax deductibility of certain settlements, fines, and penalties paid to the government. In general, the new law, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Tax Act), prohibits defendants from deducting…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Taxation
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