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Finance and secured lending in the United States
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Global, USA
  • November 1 2016

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


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


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


When non-recourse isn’t really non-recourse at all: the Cherryland decision full recourse enforcement of a non-recourse loan
  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

The Michigan Court of Appeals recently decided a case that has garnered the attention of lenders, real estate owners, and developers nationwide


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


Judge Mostly Denies Deutsche Bank National Trust Co.’s Motion to Dismiss in RMBS Class Action
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

On February 3, Judge Alison Nathan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York largely denied Deutsche Bank National


2nd Cir Holds Massive Repurchase Action Time-Barred
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of an action by the trustee of a residential mortgage-backed


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


Court denies in part motions to dismiss FHFA's claims against countrywide and various underwriters
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

On March 15, Judge Mariana Pfaelzer of the United States District Court for the Central District of California denied in part motions to dismiss


The GGP bankruptcy so far: grounds for concern, sources for hope
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2009

As the federal government and private markets make progress to quell economic recession and stimulate the engines of financial growth, recent headlines from the commercial real estate industry have focused on certain developments, such as the proposed changes in rating agency methodologies and the repeated false starts with the government’s TALF and PPIP programs