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Recent Jurisprudence - Penalty Interest and Usury in Promissory Notes
  • Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton LLP
  • Mexico
  • January 24 2017

Recently, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation issued legal opinion by contradiction number 1a.J. 542016(10a.) titled:

Complaint Against New York Life Dismissed in Action Testing Application of California’s Usury Laws
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • December 22 2016

In a recent ruling, Lujan v. New York Life Insurance Company, a federal judge in the Northern District of California rejected the plaintiffs’ claim

CD Calif. Holds Non-Bank Not ‘True Lender’ on Allegedly Usurious Loans Extended in Name of Bank
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2016

The U.S. District Court of the Central District of California recently dismissed a borrower’s putative class action complaint against a non-bank that

The Marketplace Lending Industry Sneezes and Securitization Catches a Cold - Bad Law in the Madden Decision
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

For the past year or so, Dechert has been keeping a close eye on the marketplace lending industry and the tension between innovation, which portends

Usury Update from Québec Court
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 25 2016

It is now settled law that application fees and similar charges are considered when calculating interest for purposes of offences under Canada’s

Supreme Court Declines Review of Controversial Second Circuit Loan Purchase Decision
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

The United States Supreme Court recently declined to review the Second Circuit’s controversial opinion in Madden v. Midland Funding. As a result

Madden Uncertainty Remains for Secondary Loan Market
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

The US Supreme Court last week delivered another blow to the unsteady secondary loan market industry by denying a request for certiorari in an

Will Industry Feel Impact of Supreme Court's Madden Rejection?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

In a disappointing move, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied the petition for certiorari by Midland Funding to hear the case Madden v. Midland Funding

Project Blue Ltd v HMRC - taxpayer victory in SDLT sub-sale case
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

In Project Blue Ltd v HMRC, the Court of Appeal has allowed the taxpayer's appeal and dismissed HMRC's cross-appeal. The court found that section 75A

SCOTUS denies petition for certiorari in securitization case involving state usury law
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2016

On June 27, the United State Supreme Court denied a debt buyer’s petition for certiorari in a Second Circuit case that raises the issue of whether