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A Trust Relationship Saves Aunt’s TILA, RESPA and FDCPA Claims from Dismissal

USA - May 20 2020 The Ninth Circuit held, in a matter of first impression, that a trust created by an individual for tax and estate tax planning purposes does not lose…

2019 Year in Review for Financial Services Class Actions

USA - March 9 2020 This Roundup provides a recap of a variety of key developments and summarizes a number of interesting federal case rulings. It is not an exhaustive…

Benjamin M. Saul, Douglas A. Thompson, Jennifer A. Jackson, Jonathan Potts, MARK BRENNAN, Matthew M. Petersen, Rodney F. Page, Ross T. Handler, Samantha K. Goldberg-Seder.

BCLP Class Action Practice Group Financial Services Team 2019 Roundup - 2020 Preview

USA - February 10 2020 Focus areas included FCRA, Fair Lending, ancillary fees and services (such as lender placed flood insurance), TCPA, privacy and data security and…

Benjamin M. Saul, Douglas A. Thompson, Jennifer A. Jackson, Jonathan Potts, MARK BRENNAN, Matthew M. Petersen, Rodney F. Page, Ross T. Handler, Samantha K. Goldberg-Seder.

Signing the Mortgage Insufficient to Establish RESPA Standing

USA - September 10 2019 RESPA creates a cause of action but says only “borrower[s]” can use it. 12 U.S.C. § 2605(f). Accordingly, the Sixth Circuit joins the Fifth…

The Plain Meaning of RESPA Regulations

USA - July 9 2019 If I should call a sheep’s tail a leg, how many legs would it have? According to Abe Lincoln, “only four, for my calling the tail a leg would not make…