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Mass. SJC Holds Recorded Attorney’s Affidavit May Cure Defect in Certificate of Acknowledgment for Mortgage
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

In response to a request from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts recently held that a


The Ninth Circuit Holds That Subsequent Debt Collectors Must Send FDCPA Validation-of-Debt Notices
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

The Ninth Circuit recently construed the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA") provision that requires a debt collector to send a


Dodd-Frank News: July 2016 Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Update
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was enacted as a measure to promote financial stability and protection for


Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law, July 2016
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

Section 546(e) safe harbor does not bar state law fraudulent transfer claim against bad faith LBO seller of private securities. The closely-held


CFTC Bitfinex Enforcement Action
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

On June 2, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") issued an order against Hong Kong based cryptocurrency exchange BFXNA Inc. doing


Second Circuit Rules That Judges Can Decertify a Class After a Jury Verdict
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

The Second Circuit recently held that under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, a district court judge can decertify a class after a jury verdict in


US rules on Bitcoin (and what the EU thinks)
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, USA
  • July 28 2016

Bitcoin has become increasingly popular as a virtual currency. It is estimated that venture capital investments in the currency now total more than


Nevada Fed. Court Denies Class Cert. on ‘Ascertainability’ Grounds, Confirms FannieFreddie Liens Not Extinguished by HOA Foreclosure
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada recently confirmed that a homeowner association’s foreclosure of its superpriority lien cannot


Are Buyers of Assets Acquired from Debtors in Section 363 Bankruptcy Sales Protected from Debtors’ Product Liability Claims?
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

Second Circuit Court of Appeals Decision in GM Cases Casts a Shadow Over Whether Section 363 Sale Orders Insulate Buyers from Debtors' Product


Ninth Circuit Holds Each Debt Collector Must Send a 1692g Validation Notice, Even If Previously Provided By Another Debt Collector Regarding the Same Debt
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

In Hernandez v. Williams, Zinman & Parham PC, No. 14-15672, F.3d -, 2016 WL 3913445 (9th Cir. July 20, 2016), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals