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Finance and secured lending in the United States
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Global, USA
  • May 5 2017

A structured guide to finance and secured lending in the United States


New York federal court upholds jurisdiction over foreclosure of securitized commercial mortgage
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2012

Given the historically high volume of both residential and commercial foreclosures, lenders in those states that utilize a judicial foreclosure process have often found themselves faced with significant delays


Court invalidates foreclosures based on ineffective mortgage assignments
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2011

A recent court decision held that a foreclosure in Massachusetts that a clear chain of title must be established to show that the party foreclosing is the valid holder of the mortgage. Although the decision is binding only in Massachusetts, the case illustrates the importance for lenders and securitisation trustees of understanding state foreclosure laws and hold all relevant documents before entering foreclosure proceedings


9th Cir. Bankruptcy Panel Affirms Dismissal of ‘Wrongful Securitization’ Allegations
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2017

The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of an adversary proceeding without


Justice Bransten rules on MBS causation motions
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

We previously posted about the October 5, 2011 hearing before Justice Eileen Bransten in the New York Supreme Court’s Commercial Division in MBIA Ins. Co. v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., et al. (Index No. 60282508), during which Justice Bransten heard arguments concerning the causation burden presented by monoline insurers’ fraud and breach of warranty claims against Countrywide relating to mortgage-backed securities transactions the plaintiffs insured


New Wave of Lehman Litigation Appears to Be Imminent
  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

Thousands of mortgage lenders across the country either recently received, or will soon be receiving, this document from Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc


8th Cir. Upholds Summary Judgment for Investor in Loan Repurchase Action
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently affirmed summary judgment against the seller and originator of mortgage loans and in favor


Federal Court Diversity Jurisdiction Involving Unincorporated REITs: REIT Citizenship Is Based on Citizenship of Its Shareholders
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

On March 7, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the citizenship of a Maryland real estate investment trust ("REIT"), for diversity


What matters: A review of 2011 and 2012
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

As you know, the last two years have seen a somewhat improved, but by no means robust, business climate. At the same time, structural shifts in the


Editorial: banks can fight buyback claims with a little help from BoFA
  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2014

Bank of America took a big hit when it reached a record-breaking $16.65 billion mortgage settlement with the United States Department of Justice in