WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealeys) In what
the U.S. Department of Justice is calling the second largest fair lending
settlement in the department's history, Wells Fargo Bank NA today agreed to pay
more than $175 million to settle claims in a District...
By Michael W. Skojec and Claire Ana-Perot McLamore
The Office of Human Rights for the District of Columbia recently announced a new advertising campaign to educate residents about anti-discrimination laws related to housing. The campaign seeks to...
Excerpted from Infobytes , a weekly electronic
newsletter on developments in financial services law from BuckleySandler LLP .
For the full issue of Infobytes , click here: http://www.buckleysandler.com/infobytes/issues/infobytes_may_6_2011/ On May 5...
New Law Applicable to Housing and Mortgage Lending
On September 6, 2011, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the
California Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (CalGINA), which
will take effect on January 1, 2012. CalGINA amends anti...
Consistent with recent indications from CFPB and Department of Justice officials that more redlining cases would soon be coming, the CFPB and DOJ have announced a proposed consent order with Hudson City Savings Bank to settle allegations that the bank...