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Preparing your company for sale: the role of investment banks

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2012

After determining to sell a business, a potential seller must decide whether to hire an investment bank to facilitate the sale process or to rely on the company’s owners, management, and legal advisers to manage the transaction

FinCEN starts e-filing of new CTR and SAR forms mandatory use of new forms soon to follow

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2012

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced on March 29, 2012, that it is now accepting the new Currency Transaction Report (CTR) and Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) forms for filing on the BSA E-Filing System

Only promissory note holders can initiate foreclosures in Washington state

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2012

The Supreme Court of Washington has determined that, under the Washington deed of trust act, only the actual holder of a promissory note can be the beneficiary with the power to appoint a trustee to proceed with a nonjudicial foreclosure on real property

Washington Supreme Court: trustee's actions in nonjudicial foreclosure violated consumer law

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2013

The Washington Supreme Court has held that a trustee's practice in a nonjudicial foreclosure of deferring to the lender on whether to postpone a

House urges Cordray not to request privileged material pending “legislative fix”

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 2 2012

A hearing entitled “How will the CFPB Function under Richard Cordray?” was held on January 24 by the House Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs

Full speed ahead at the CFPB

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2012

With President Obama’s reelection and control of the Senate remaining firmly in control of the Democrats, the CFPB’s hand has strengthened

CFPB proposes integrated TILA-RESPA forms and related rules

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2012

Elizabeth Warren’s dream of a one-page mortgage disclosure form is officially dead

Pennsylvania county recorder can sue MERS for failure to record mortgage assignments, federal court rules

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

A Pennsylvania federal court recently refused to dismiss a putative class action filed against Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (MERS) by a county recorder of deeds seeking to compel MERS to record past, present, and future mortgage assignments and pay the associated recording fees

CFPB confirms plans to use “disparate impact” to prove lending discrimination

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2012

The “disparate impact” test to prove discrimination under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B is still alive and well

Mississippi amends exemption relating to owner financing

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2013

Mississippi recently amended the owner financing exemption to its mortgage loan originator (MLO) licensing requirements to clarify what effect a