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Decision of Joint Chambers of the Italian Court of Cassation Put an End to “Supervened Usury”
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • Italy
  • November 2 2017

The Italian Corte di Cassazione a Sezioni Unite (Joint Chambers of the Court of Cassation), with decision N. 24675 of 19 October 2017 has provided

Legislation Introduced to Codify “Valid-When-Made” Doctrine
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

On July 19, Representative Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Representative Gregory Meeks

Missouri Court Finds that Overdraft Fees are Money Well Spent
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

Last month the Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri held that a Missouri Bank’s overdraft fee charged as part of its overdraft

Delaware’s No-Usury-Cap Rule Deemed Unenforceable as Contrary to New York Public Policy in FDCPA Class Action
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • April 3 2017

The Southern District of New York recently refused to enforce Delaware’s no-usury-cap rule in a long-running Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

New York Case Is a Win for the Merchant Cash Advance Industry
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2017

Providers of cash advances repaid by sales of future receivables in New York can have greater confidence that these advances are not loans and are not

Recent Jurisprudence - Penalty Interest and Usury in Promissory Notes
  • Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton LLP
  • Mexico
  • January 24 2017

Recently, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation issued legal opinion by contradiction number 1a.J. 542016(10a.) titled:

Complaint Against New York Life Dismissed in Action Testing Application of California’s Usury Laws
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • December 22 2016

In a recent ruling, Lujan v. New York Life Insurance Company, a federal judge in the Northern District of California rejected the plaintiffs’ claim

CD Calif. Holds Non-Bank Not ‘True Lender’ on Allegedly Usurious Loans Extended in Name of Bank
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2016

The U.S. District Court of the Central District of California recently dismissed a borrower’s putative class action complaint against a non-bank that

The Marketplace Lending Industry Sneezes and Securitization Catches a Cold - Bad Law in the Madden Decision
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

For the past year or so, Dechert has been keeping a close eye on the marketplace lending industry and the tension between innovation, which portends

Usury Update from Québec Court
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 25 2016

It is now settled law that application fees and similar charges are considered when calculating interest for purposes of offences under Canada’s