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Loan modifications are changes made to the terms of an existing loan outside the specifications contained in the original loan agreement. In a mortgage situation, loan modifications are typically made to assist... more +
Loan modifications are changes made to the terms of an existing loan outside the specifications contained in the original loan agreement. In a mortgage situation, loan modifications are typically made to assist borrowers in meeting their obligations and avoid foreclosure. Such mortgage loan modifications may include reduction of principal amount or interest rate, lengthening of loan term, and monthly payment caps. less -
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Razors Raise Antitrust Worries | $86 Million Mortgage Servicing Settlement | Creative Alleged Tax Avoidance

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2020 AG Elections- Maine AG Aaron Frey was reelected to a second two-year term by a joint convention of the Maine House and Senate. California AG Xavier Becerra was nominated by President-Elect Joe Biden to lead the...more

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Financial Daily Dose 12.8.2020 | Top Story: Uber Sheds Long-Struggling Self-Driving Unit in Deal With Aurora

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After an ill-fated multi-year effort to develop a self-driving car, Uber (which spent “hundreds of millions of dollars” on the project) is “handing the autonomous vehicle effort over to a Silicon Valley start-up”—Aurora—along...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Mortgage Servicing in the Age of COVID-19: Post Forbearance

On page 8 of the September–October issue, we discussed the COVID-19 forbearance landscape and related compliance challenges for mortgage servicers. In this article, we unpack the post-forbearance world, focusing on the...more

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Work-out agreements and loan modifications: Put them in writing if the collateral is real property

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In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeal held that the statute of frauds precluded an investment borrower from alleging that there was a verbal commitment that the borrower could refinance or re-amortize a real...more

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Real Estate Trends: Looking Ahead to 2021

2020 has been an unprecedented year, and, while there are likely more twists and turns to come before December 31st, it is essential to look at how the real estate markets have changed this year and which trends are likely to...more

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Seth Eaton Discusses Modifications and Workouts of Commercial Real Estate Loans during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Watch Real Estate Finance Shareholder Seth Eaton discuss loan modifications and how they have evolved throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Seth outlines several different phases of loan modifications and highlights key points...more

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All Consuming - Financial Litigation Insights: Issue 6, September 2020

Morrisey, Other AGs Reach $330 Million Agreement with Student Loan Company - "West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and 47 other attorneys general have reached a $330 million, multistate agreement with a student...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

VA Allows Deferments as Loss Mitigation Options for Borrowers with COVID-19 Forbearances

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In Loan Guaranty Circular 26-20-33, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs temporarily authorized the use of deferments as a loss mitigation option for borrowers with a COVID-19 forbearance....more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Agencies Offer Regulatory Assistance in Disaster Affected Areas

On the first day of National Preparedness Month, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

VA Provides Guidance Regarding Interest Rate on Loan Modifications with a Trial Payment Plan

VA Circular Letter 26-20-28 provides guidance to servicers regarding the interest rate for loan modifications with a Trial Payment Plan (TPP).  The guidance becomes effective on September 1, 2020, and is described as...more

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FFIEC Issues New Guidance on Loan Accommodations Related to COVID-19

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At the onset of the pandemic, many financial institutions offered credit accommodations, such as short-term deferrals and other loan modifications, to borrowers in response to the significant adverse impact caused by...more

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Commercial Mortgage Loan Repurchase Agreements: COVID-19 Related Issues, Temporary Agreements and What May Come Next

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The abrupt halt in commercial activity caused by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) has had a significant impact on the global economy, and in particular, the commercial real estate market. As a result, the commercial...more

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FFIEC Issues Joint Statement on Additional Loan Accommodations Related to COVID-19

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On August 3, 2020, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (“FFIEC”) issued a joint statement to provide prudent risk management and consumer protection principles for financial institutions to consider when...more

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

The Clock Is Ticking Towards the End of LIBOR; What Borrowers Can Do Now to Mitigate the Risks

Since the end of 2017, we have been talking about the discontinuation of LIBOR as a reference rate for borrowers who finance with floating rate loans.  The December 2021 end date is fast approaching, but much work remains to...more

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Federal Housing Administration Makes New Loan Modification Options Available for Homeowners

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On July 8, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced an expanded array of loss-mitigation tools available to mortgage servicers. These measures require servicers to assess homeowners for multiple loan-modification...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

District Court Denies RESPA Violation and Breach of Contract Claims Concerning Loan Modification Application

A district court in the Northern District of Texas recently dismissed a defendant-loan servicer’s complaint alleging a RESPA violation and a breach of contract claim concerning a loan modification application....more

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10 Key Considerations for Commercial Real Estate Loan Restructurings: A Primer

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The tragic and widespread effects of COVID-19 continue to unfold on a daily basis. The pandemic’s impact from both a public health and economic perspective has been literally unfathomable. For commercial real estate owners,...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

REMICs, Mortgage Loan Modifications and COVID-19

This memorandum discusses certain tax considerations in connection with forbearances, waivers and other modifications with respect to a mortgage loan that is held by a REMIC or about to be contributed to a REMIC, in light of...more

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New York State Addresses Residential Mortgage Forbearance Procedures

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Newly enacted Banking Law 9-x, signed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on June 17, 2020, provides certain financial institutions with a directive to address mortgage forbearances and repayment of deferred amounts granted during...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

New York Passes Mandatory Forbearance Law, Inviting Potential Constitutional Challenge

On June 17, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed one of the most far-reaching COVID-19 mortgage assistance state programs yet into law. Affected servicers and lenders will soon need to decide whether they should find a way to...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Cancellation of indebtedness income: Beware of hidden tax costs in debt modifications

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created financial distress for businesses across the United States, many of which may have been forced to close or otherwise limit their revenue-generating activities. As result, many...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

COVID-19 forbearance request provisions in new issuance securitizations

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has created disruption in cash flows across a wide range of commercial real estate assets that has resulted in property owners requesting forbearance or other modification relief with...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

OLNS #6 – Leading Tech Companies through a Downturn

Downturns can be challenging for any company, but the current COVID-19 pandemic shows once more (as the financial crisis did in 2008 and 2009) that the effects of such a crisis on start-ups can be particularly severe....more

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Worst-Case Scenarios: Navigating The ‘What Ifs’ Of Coronavirus

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Before the coronavirus hit, the real estate industry was riding an all-time high. Global CRE investment was at its highest level ever, home building was up, and developers were eager to use the industry’s continued momentum...more

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Credit Reporting During a Pandemic

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Alert May 18, 2020 The economic impact of COVID-19 has already proven catastrophic for many businesses and consumers. Many employers are reducing their staffing or closing their doors permanently. As of May 8, 2020, the...more

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