• FDCPA: management company that collected debts on behalf of homeowners’ association (HOA) fell within the §1692a(6)(F)(i) exemption because the company owed a fiduciary duty to the HOA and the collection of unpaid assessments on behalf of the HOA was incidental to the company’s bona fide fiduciary obligations to the HOAHarris v. Liberty Cmty. Mgmt., Inc., No. 11-14362 (11th Cir. Dec. 19, 2012) (affirming the district court’s grand of summary judgment)
  • RESPA & TILA: plaintiff’s RESPA and TILA claims were time barred where brought over one year after the mortgage closing -- Lehmann v. American Home Mortgage Corp., Case No. 6:12-cv-1077-Orl-37TBS (M.D. Fla. Dec. 19, 2012) (granting defendants’ motion to dismiss)
  • Lis Pendens: potential land purchaser who filed lis pendens in connection with action to specifically enforce purchase contract was required to post a bond to maintain lis pendens, since the lis pendens was not based on a recorded instrument and might prevent the owner from selling the property -- Skymark Real Estate Investors, LLC v. 7L Capital, LLC, Case No. 6:12-cv-1300-Orl-18TBS (M.D. Fla. Dec. 19, 2012) (ordering posting of lis pendens bond within 14 days or discharging and extinguishing notice of lis pendens)