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Seventh Circuit limits construction lender’s use of title insurance policy to cover construction liens created by lender’s cutoff of funding
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

In a recent decision written by Judge Sykes, affirming a decision from the Western District of Wisconsin, in an issue governed by Wisconsin law, the


Eleventh Circuit: while FDCPA applies to litigation activity, higher standard may be required to establish violation
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On Tuesday, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals expanded the scope of conduct that is actionable under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act


Tender not required for a “dual tracking” claim
  • Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Many claims based on flawed foreclosure sales never get out of the starting gates because the borrower fails to allege a pre-lawsuit "tender" of all


NY High Court confirms New York only requires possession of note not also mortgage to have standing to foreclose
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The New York Court of Appeals recently confirmed that, under New York state law, a loan servicer had standing to foreclose on delinquent borrowers


Supreme Court decides disparate treatment case under Fair Housing Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

In a much-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held on June 25, 2015, in a 5-4 decision, that disparate impact claims are cognizable


Supreme Court upholds ‘disparate impact’ under the FHA but emphasizes that claims cannot rely on statistics alone
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project


Disparate impact under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act after Inclusive Communities
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

On June 25, the Supreme Court in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. held that disparate-impact


Ninth Circuit holds debt collector did not violate FDCPA by charging pre-judgment interest
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that a debt collector's demand seeking 10 percent interest that was not expressly


California Appellate Court holds tender not required for HBOR
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

The Court of Appeal of the State of California, Second District, recently reversed a trial court's dismissal of a complaint alleging a servicer


Financial services update vol. 10, issue 22
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Australia, China, USA
  • June 29 2015

China and Australia recently signed the ChinaAustralia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) after ten years of negotiations. Upon full implementation of