By Steven D. Burt, Mark R. Gaylord and Anthony C. Kaye
The securitization of a mortgage doesn't nullify the rights of the holder of the underlying trust deed or the rights of the holder's agents, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled...
By Richard J. Andreano, Jr. , John D. Socknat and Michael S.
As part of its continuing efforts to protect and strengthen the Federal Housing Administration insured mortgage program, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has published...
By the Consumer Financial Services Group
Claims by borrowers related to alleged
"robo-signing" in mortgage foreclosures must be raised in the original
foreclosure action and not in a subsequent lawsuit for damages, the U.S.
By Angela W. Adams , Steven D. Burt , and
Anthony C. Kaye
In a victory for lenders, a Utah appellate court
has ruled that a photocopy of a note is ordinarily acceptable in court,
and that a borrower who demands the original note must establish...
The Internal Revenue Service has released a new set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the requirement to provide notice to participants in pension, 401(k), 403(b), and other retirement plans who have terminated employment with the plan sponsor,...
David S. Fryman and Meredith C Swartz
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has extended
the deadline to file VETS-100 Reports for the 2011 cycle until January 15,
2012. This extension follows a previous postponement of the filing deadline due to
By Alan S. Kaplinsky , Anthony C. Kaye
and Jeremy T. Rosenblum
Building on a string of victories in the state courts, Mortgage
Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS), the national mortgage
nominee, has now won a ruling from a federal...