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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


WV amends record retention and documentation requirements
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2012

West Virginia has amended its Residential Mortgage Lender, Broker and Servicer Act regulations


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


The Bureau and DOJ “agree to agree” on fair lending
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

On December 6, 2012, the CFPB and the Department of Justice executed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening their coordination in connection with fair lending investigations


Information security preparedness checklist
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2013

Financial services companies are under constant attack by cyber criminals to hack, skim, socially engineer, or even Dumpster dive consumer data out of an


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


Nevada provides clarification on wholesale lender exemption
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2012

The Commissioner of the Nevada Division of Mortgage Lending addressed the licensing obligations of wholesale lenders under the Nevada Mortgage Brokers and Mortgage Agents Act in an August 20, 2012, memorandum


Pennsylvania enacts changes to banking laws
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2012

Significant changes to Pennsylvania banking laws will take effect on December 24, 2012, as a result of three bills, known as the “Banking Law Modernization Package,” signed into law by Governor Tom Corbett


CFPB proposes supervision of debt collection and credit reporting
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a proposal under which it would supervise nonbank providers of consumer reporting and consumer debt collection services considered to be “larger participants” in the markets for those services


DOJ fair lending focus continues in settlement of case challenging lender's minimum loan amount policy
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2012

The Department of Justice's recent announcement that it had settled its case against Luther Burbank Savings challenging Luther's minimum loan amount policy demonstrates the DOJ's continued focus on fair lending