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DOJ Obtains $907,000 Settlement for Auto Lender’s Repossession of Active Duty Servicemembers’ Vehicles

by Goodwin on

On September 18, 2017, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that it had entered into a $907,000 settlement with an auto loan lender and servicer (“Defendant”). In its co?mplaint,? filed the same day in the United...more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - July 2017

In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine new privacy laws in Germany, an FTC settlement with an alleged consumer loan company over unfair and deceptive practices, the dismissal of a data...more

In Conflict With Other Circuits, Seventh Circuit Rules That Certain Transfers Involving Financial Institution Intermediaries Not...

Section 546(e) of the bankruptcy code prohibits a bankruptcy trustee from avoiding “settlement payment[s]”, or payments “made in connection with a securities contract,” that are “made by or to (or for the benefit of)”...more

New York Attorney General Announces Settlement with Large Payday Lender

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

On January 24, 2014, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that a settlement had been reached with Western Sky Financial, LLC, Cash Call, Inc., WS Funding, LLC, and their principals for alleged violations of...more

CMBS Pre-negotiation Agreements

by Baker Donelson on

Pre-negotiation agreements ("PNA’s") are contractual arrangements in which a lender and a distressed borrower agree to negotiate the terms of a potential workout or settlement. The primary purpose of a PNA is to foster an...more

After One Year, Judgment Can Only Be Set Aside for Extrinsic Fraud

On February 25, 2010, an agreed final judgment of foreclosure was entered pursuant to a settlement agreement between the original lender and the defendants/appellees. ...more

$2.8 Million First NLC Settlement

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Fall-out from the subprime and Alt-A mortgage crisis continued recently with court approval of a multi-million dollar settlement of a lawsuit filed against former top officers of what had been one of the country’s leading...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: What's in the $83M ResCap Examiner's Report?

by Bloomberg Law on

May 29 (Bloomberg) -- The examiner in the Residential Capital bankruptcy has charged approximately $83 million to create his report, but it remains under seal. Berkshire Hathaway has asked the judge to unseal the report...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk

by Bloomberg Law on

May 22 (Bloomberg) -- AMF Bowling Worldwide Inc. and Ahern Rentals Inc. are prime examples of the frothy market where junk-bond investors are fearless in the face of risk, as Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News...more

CFPB announces settlement of four enforcement actions against mortgage insurers

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The CFPB announced the settlement of enforcement actions brought in federal district court in Florida against four national mortgage insurers involving allegations that the insurers paid kickbacks to mortgage lenders in...more

Florida Gets $8.6 Million in New $120 Million National Robo-Signing Settlement with Lender Processing Services

by Rosa Eckstein Schechter on

This morning, Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that Florida - along with another 45 state Attorneys General have made a bargain with Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) which ends the investigations in...more

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