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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

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

Federal judge refuses to dismiss Arizona mortgage class action alleging interest rate fraud

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

On January 25, 2013, a federal judge in Arizona refused to dismiss a class action lawsuit against an Arizona-based mortgage company in a case

A bad month for payday lenders

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2013

February was not a good month for payday lenders. As previously reported, on February 20, CFPB Director Cordray expressed pointed concerns about

CFPB issues second annual report on FDCPA activities

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's second annual report to Congress on enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) confirms

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

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

HUD face-to-face meeting rule gets expansive reading from Virginia high court

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2012

In a decision affecting all lenders in Virginia that issue FHA-insured home loans, the Supreme Court of Virginia has adopted an expansive reading of HUD’s requirement of face-to-face meetings prior to foreclosure

HUD revises proposal to reduce seller concessions on FHA loans

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

On February 23, 2012, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development published a revised proposal to reduce the maximum concession that a seller or other interested third party may provide to a borrower purchasing a home with an FHA-insured single-family mortgage loan

CFPB participates on an interagency discussion on SCRA compliance and servicemember protection

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2012

On Monday September 10, the CFPB participated in an interagency discussion hosted by the Federal Reserve on servicemember protections and SCRA compliance