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8th Cir. Holds Foreclosure Did Not Discharge Security Interest in Proceeds of Collateral
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently held that a secured party’s foreclosure did not discharge an otherwise valid security

Supreme Court Takes On Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Mess Created by FDCPA Ruling
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

The Supreme Court of the United States has decided it will review the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Johnson v

This Just In - Supreme Court to Provide Clarity on Whether Collection of Time-Barred Debts in Bankruptcy Violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2016

We all remember The Devil and Daniel Webster - the Devil comes to collect a seven year old debt (secured by Jabez Stone’s soul), only to be foiled by

Unsecured Creditor Carve-outs: Chapter 11 Misery Makes Strange Bedfellows
  • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • USA
  • October 10 2016

Companies that sell goods or extend credit to customers expect to be paid. When customers become insolvent, or file for Chapter 11 protection, those

Bankruptcy Attorney Has No Standing to Bring Class Action Discrimination Suit Against Card Processor
  • Sedgwick LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2016

A recent decision by the United States District Court in Robert E. White v. Square, Inc., (N.D. Cal. 2016) provides an interesting discussion of the

9th Cir. Rules Every Debt Collector - Not Just First to Communicate - Must Comply With FDCPA’s Section 1692g
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in a case of first impression and the first published circuit court opinion to address the issue

New CFPB Mortgage Servicing and Loss Mitigation Rules to Take Effect in 2017 and 2018; New FDCPA Safe Harbor CFPB White Paper May Signal More to Come from CFPB on Loss Mitigation
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued yet another suite of regulatory changes related to mortgage servicing. The rules add additional

“Money for Nothing, but the Checks for Free” - Free Money for Fiduciaries
  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

Often, when businesses fail, they end up either in bankruptcy court as a chapter 7 debtor or in a state court liquidation proceeding such as an

Unredeemed Gift Card Holders Denied Bankruptcy Priority Status
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

For some time now, the brick and mortar side of the retail industry has been in financial distress. In 2015 and 2016 alone, brand name companies such

Delaware Bankruptcy Court Holds LLC Operating Agreement Provisions Placing Sole Power in the Company’s Lender to Prevent a Bankruptcy Filing are Void as Against Public Policy
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2016

In an important decision for debtors and creditors alike, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has ruled that provisions in