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City attempting to seize underwater mortgages via eminent domain: constitutional objections, potential investor losses

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 16 2013

The City of Richmond, California has commenced the process for taking by eminent domain hundreds of notes secured by mortgages on underwater

Condemning municipalities not required to negotiate with mortgagees

  • Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 28 2013

In Borough of Merchantville v. Malik & Son, LLC (A-3745-11T4), decided on February 5, 2013 and approved for publication, the New Jersey Appellate

Kentucky county clerks cannot sue MERS for failure to record mortgage assignments, Sixth Circuit rules

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2013

The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed the district court's dismissal of a putative class action filed against Mortgage

Dismissal of banks’ declaratory judgment action reversed and remanded

  • Squire Sanders
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  • USA
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  • September 27 2012

Starting over four years ago, the City of Cleveland has attempted to deal with its housing foreclosure crisis, in part, by bringing suit against numerous financial institutions whose subprime lending activities the City alleges have contributed to the crisis

Middle east update - July 2012

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Turkey, United Arab Emirates
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  • July 17 2012

This Update is produced on a monthly basis

Ohio public law update March 2012

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2012

The Local Government Innovation Program, which was established in the State Budget Bill signed by the governor on June 30, 2011, was amended by Substitute House Bill 371, effective March 22, 2012

Secured recoveries litigation

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2012

The government has published its response to the consultation issued in March 2011 seeking views on proposals for significant reforms to the civil justice system in England and Wales (9 February 2012

D.C. Court of Appeals affirms dismissal of relator's complaint in ruling on a matter of first impression

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in United States ex rel. Batiste v. SLM Corporation, Civil Action No. 10-7140 (D.C. Cir. Nov. 4, 2011) affirmed the dismissal of a relator’s complaint based on an application of the first-filed provision of the FCA

Noteworthy cases in the United States Supreme Court’s 2011 term

  • Larkin Hoffman
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2011

The first Monday in October represents the start of a new term for the United States Supreme Court

Waiting for change: the current state of heritable security law in Scotland

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 31 2011

The Supreme Court decision in RBS v Wilson in November 2010 overruled long-established procedures used by secured lenders in repossession proceedings in respect of secured properties by ruling that a calling-up notice was necessary in every case where a heritable creditor wishes to remove the defaulting borrower from the secured property