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Wells Fargo Bank To Pay $175M To Settle Mortgage Discrimination Claims
Posted on 13 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Legal News

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... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: District of Columbia Launches Fair Housing Enforcement Campaign
Posted on 14 Aug 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

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... Read More

BuckleySandler LLP: Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Banks Regarding Alleged Lending Discrimination
Posted on 12 May 2011 by Andrea Lee Negroni

Excerpted from Infobytes , a weekly electronic newsletter on developments in financial services law from BuckleySandler LLP . For the full issue of Infobytes , click here: On May 5... Read More

Duane Morris LLP: New California Law Prohibits Genetic Discrimination and Can Result in Significant Damages If Violated
Posted on 26 Sep 2011 by Duane Morris LLP

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... Read More

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Department of Justice Announce Redlining Settlement
Posted on 26 Oct 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

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... Read More