The CFPB has proposed changes to the Regulation Z prohibition on financing credit insurance premiums (Section 1026.36(i)) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], as part of several new proposed amendments to the mortgage rules it adopted...
by Patricia A. Smith, Jeremy T. Rosenblum, and Scott M. Himes
As we reported in our July 11 legal alert , New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has commenced an investigation into the widening practice of employers paying hourly employees through...
Scott D. Marty, J.D., Ph.D.
Over the last several months, universities and technology
transfer programs have increasingly become the target of petitions for Inter
Partes Review (IPR) filings. Effective September 16, 2012, IPR proceedings
C. Kaye , Ethan
Chernin , and Kristen
A law firm hired to foreclose on a property was not
required under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) to inform a
credit reporting agency of erroneously negative credit reports...
By the Ballard Spahr LLP Mortgage Banking Group
The federal banking agencies, together with the Farm Credit Administration, have issued joint guidance on amendments to the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA). The amendments were part of the...