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

Colorado Amends Provisions Related to Foreclosure Sales for Properties Encumbered by Deeds of Trust

Colorado has enacted House Bill 1254, which modifies and clarifies aspects of the foreclosure process for properties that are encumbered by deeds of trust. Among other things, the bill does the following...…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

FHA Requests Additional Funding for Information Technology Upgrades in Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

In recent testimony before the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies, the acting FHA commissioner, Dana Wade, outlined FHA’s budget priorities for…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Minnesota Publishes Dollar Amounts Regarding Consumer Credit Code and Regulated Loan Act Adjustments

The Minnesota Department of Commerce recently published the adjusted dollar amounts indexed in the Minnesota Statutes governing the Minnesota Consumer Credit Code—Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 56—and the Regulated Loan…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

Minnesota Modifies MLO Licensing Requirements

The state of Minnesota recently amended its mortgage loan originator (MLO) licensing provisions to now require individuals to take the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry’s (NMLSR) National Test Component with…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

Maryland Allows Lenders to Create Escrow Accounts for Water and Sewer Facilities Assessments

The Maryland governor signed into law Senate Bill 755 on April 24, 2018. Once effective, upon request by the borrower, a lending institution that lends money secured by a first mortgage or first deed of trust on any interest in…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Maryland Requires Notice of a Change in Information from Purchasers of Foreclosure Property

The governor of Maryland signed House Bill 78 on April 24, 2018. The bill requires the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (“Department”) to establish procedures which require a purchaser of foreclosure property to…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

FFIEC Releases 2017 HMDA Data

The Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council (FFIEC) released the 2017 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data on mortgage lending transactions at 5,852 financial institutions…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

9th Circuit Holds Amount in Controversy Determining Diversity Jurisdiction is the Amount at Stake in the Litigation

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held in Chavez v. JPMorgan Chase that the amount in controversy to determine diversity jurisdiction is the amount at stake in the litigation at the time of removal to…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Tennessee Adopts New Electronic Notarization Provisions

Tennessee recently passed companion bills Senate Bill 1758 and House Bill 1794 which amend Section 66-22-101 of the Tennessee Code Annotated to allow electronic notarizations. For administrative and rulemaking purposes, this…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

Bureau Hires Chief Communications Officer and Spokesperson

On April 30, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection announced that John Czwartacki will serve as the Bureau’s new Chief Communications Officer and Spokesperson...…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

5th Circuit Grants Petition to Appeal the Constitutionality of the CFPB

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently granted a petition for permission to appeal a district court order upholding the constitutionality of the CFPB.  The question certified for appeal:  Does the structure of…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

FDIC Rescinds Certain Regulations Dealing with Capital Rules

The FDIC has removed certain capital rules that were superseded by revised capital regulations in 2014. This rescission removes capital rules that have remained in the Code of Federal Regulations (“CFR”) even though they were…more
 /  Finance & Banking

OK Amends Provisions Relating to Supervised Lenders and the Charging of Convenience Fees on Consumer Loan Payments

The Oklahoma State Legislature recently amended its statutory provisions under the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (UCCC) by adding a new section that relates to consumer loans and authorizes the charging of convenience fees for…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

NY Law Requires New Pre-Foreclosure Notice for Reverse Mortgages

On April 12, 2018, the New York legislature enacted and Governor Cuomo signed, Assembly Bill 9508, a budget bill. Obscured in the budget bill was an amendment to New York law requiring reverse mortgage servicers to provide a…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

1st Circuit Addresses Statute of Limitations in Connection with Mistaken Property Description on Mortgage

The First Circuit recently held that a trustee’s action to recover damages against a closing agent and title insurer on behalf of the trust due to their alleged negligence in misidentifying a parcel of land secured by a mortgage…more
 /  Business Torts, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Real Estate - Residential, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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