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BuckleySandler LLP: Oregon Supreme Court Agrees to Address Electronic Mortgage Registry's Role as Beneficiary; Two California Appellate Courts Affirm Electronic Registry's Beneficiary Role

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/infobyte-detail/infobytes-july-27-2012 On July 19, the Oregon Supreme Court accepted certified...

Ballard Spahr LLP: Borrowers Must Bring Claims for Unfair Mortgage Lending Practices during Foreclosure Proceeding, N.J. Court Rules

By the Consumer Financial Services and Mortgage Banking Groups Under New Jersey's "Entire Controversy Doctrine," borrowers alleging unfair mortgage lending practices must raise such claims during the foreclosure proceeding itself. In Napoli v. HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc. , the...

10 Mortgage Servicers To Pay $8.5B To Help Foreclosure Victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. - ( Mealey's ) The Federal Reserve Board and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency yesterday announced that 10 mortgage servicing companies that have been subjected to enforcement orders since April 2011 over their foreclosure practices have agreed to pay a total of $8.5 billion...

Vetstein Law Group: Backdated Mortgage Assignment Comes Back To Haunt Foreclosure Lender in Juarez v. Select Portfolio

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Federal Appeals Court Reinstates Borrower's Wrongful Foreclosure Claim Noted Massachusetts foreclosure defense attorney Glenn Russell is on a roll of a lifetime, yesterday [February 12] winning a rare victory on behalf of a borrower at the U.S. Court of Appeals for...