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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issues final arbitration report
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2015

One of the largest issues to loom over the class action battlefield in the past decade has been the use of arbitration clauses in consumer


Supreme Court holds that flip-flopping alone does not invalidate DOL’s guidance on exempt status of mortgage loan officers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2015

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association, examining the validity of the Department of Labor's 2010


California Court of Appeal undermines substantial compliance defense
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2014

The substantial compliance defense is often critical for companies doing business with consumers, as the class action bar frequently brings claims


Federal regulation of pay cards proposed by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2014

On November 13, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed new federal consumer protections for prepaid financial products, which


Maryland effectively does away with IDOTs
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

In Maryland, IDOTs have been used historically to defer the payment of recordation taxes that otherwise would have been due and payable had a lender


Bankruptcy: assignment of voting rights
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

One of the more effective risk-mitigation legal tools used by senior real estate lenders is the single purpose entity borrower. Among other things


Bitcoin 101 how to pay your employees in digital currency
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 1 2014

Has the water cooler talk at your workplace turned to the hottest topic in technology - Bitcoin? Are your employees clamoring to be paid in digital


Commercial real estate broker liens - a primer on what landlords should know
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2014

Over half of the states have enacted commercial broker lien statutes which allow brokers to file liens for the full payment of commissions on sales


Bank branches sued again in a second round of Title III class suits
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2014

A law firm that filed more than 100 class actions from early 2012 through 2013 is scratching that ADA itch again with new Title III class suits


Seventh Circuit adopts CFPB position on time-barred debt, creating circuit split
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2014

The push to restrict collection of old debts is gaining steam. On March 11, 2014, the Seventh Circuit reversed dismissals of two federal Fair Debt