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Housing finance reform in focus; FSOC considering changes to designation process

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

Last week, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced that reforming the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs

CFPB finalizes TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosure (TRID) amendments

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

As previously reported in our Special Alert on January 20, the CFPB finalized certain amendments to its TRID rule, which combines the mortgage

Supreme Court hears oral arguments on Fair Housing Act disparate impact case

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

On January 21, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project

Large national bank faces class action suit over alleged SCRA violations

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

On January 15, an Army Reserve sergeant filed a class action suit against a large national bank for allegedly violating the SCRA limitation on a

A municipal ordinance requiring registration and maintenance of vacant or foreclosed properties preempted under Chapter 21E

  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

A municipal ordinance imposing registration and maintenance obligations upon owners and secured lenders of buildings that are vacant or undergoing

Supreme Court eases TILA’s rules for mortgage rescissions

  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

On January 13, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that under the Truth in Lending Act ("TILA"), borrowers merely need to provide written notice of

State AGs take sides as U.S. Supreme Court hears housing discrimination case

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

On January 21, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, on

Third DCA issues opinion today defining when and how acceleration occurs and addressing nature of contractual conditions precedent to acceleration

  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

Florida's Third District Court of Appeal issued an opinion today that provides further guidance in determining the date of accrual of a cause of

CFPB Director Richard Cordray announces "Know Before You Owe" mortgage initiative

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2015

On January 13, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) Director Richard Cordray spoke at the Brookings Institution in

Tenth Circuit deals blow to donor of conservation easement on land subject to mortgage

  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2015

Last week, the Tenth Circuit upheld the Tax Court’s decisions Mitchell v. Commissioner, 138 T.C. No. 16 (2012), mot. For reconsideration denied, T.C