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FYI: Fla App Ct (2nd DCA) Holds Voluntary Dismissal of Foreclosure Based on Mistaken Advice of Counsel Could Not Be Undone
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

The District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District, recently reversed a trial court's order vacating a voluntary dismissal based on mistaken


Real Property, Financial Services & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending January 22, 2016
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

Providing a notice of the assignment of mortgage loan, as required by section 559.715, Florida Statutes, is not a condition precedent to filing a


6th Cir Upholds Rejection of "Robo-Signing" Challenge to Foreclosure
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently rejected a borrower's "robo-signing" challenge to his foreclosure. In so ruling, the Court


Real Property, Financial Services & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending January 15, 2016 (and bonus opinion from January 20)
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

Florida Supreme Court amended Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.115 and Forms 1.944 and 1.996 to conform with 702.015, Fla. Stat. (2015) and


New AML regulatory initiative targets real estate industry
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

On Jan. 13, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN"), a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury responsible for anti-money


From Park Avenue to Ocean Drive, High End Residential Real Estate Transactions Under the Microscope
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

The U.S. government's aggressive push to combat international money laundering is entering a new phase by focusing on real estate investments. On


FinCEN Sets Its Sights on Luxury Real Estate
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

On January 13, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that


U.S. Issues Orders Requiring Identification of All-Cash Buyers of High-End Residential Real Estate
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

On January 13, 2016, the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") announced that it will temporarily require U.S. title insurance


Florida’s Second DCA Reverses Dismissal of Foreclosure in Favor of Borrowers for their Failure to Properly Allege a Condition Precedent
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

For years, counsel for borrowers have successfully argued that the bank failed to meet conditions precedent required under Section 559.715 of


Increased regulatory and law enforcement spotlight on real estate deals that pose money laundering risks
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

On Wednesday, January 13, the Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs