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House passes bill that would effectively overturn Madden; others amend RESPA disclosure requirements and adjust points and fees definitions under TILA
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2018

On February 14, in a bipartisan vote of 245-171, the House passed H.R. 3299, the “Protecting Consumers Access to Credit Act of 2017,” to codify the


New York Federal Court Grants Insured’s Motion To Amend Complaint
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted the plaintiff-insured’s motion for leave to amend its


NYS Title Insurance InducementMarketing Regulations Go into Effectfor Now
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2018

In October 2017, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced new regulations designed to enforce a law prohibiting title


Idaho Federal Court Grants Defendant Title Insurance Company’s Motion to Decertify Class in Light of Individualized Nature of Proof Involved in Determining Appropriate Title Insurance Rates
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

In a class action filed by plaintiff against defendant title insurance company alleging that she was overcharged for title insurance when she


WaMu’s Losses on Fraudulent Mortgages Are Covered; Not “Indirect” as Carrier Argued
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2017

Whether a policyholder’s losses are “direct” or “indirect” can be coverage-determinative. Most financial institution bonds exclude “indirect” or


NYDFS Announces Two New Regulations Targeting Title Insurance Practices
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2017

On October 17, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) adopted two final regulations designed to stop "unscrupulous practices" in the


New York’s DFS Issues New Regulations Affecting Title Insurance Marketing Practices and Affiliated Entities
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2017

New York’s Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) recently issued two regulations regarding title insurance “marketing costs” and affiliated


CFPB Requires Title Agent to Pay Up To $1.25 Million to Consumers Referred to Affiliated Title Insurer
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

By Consent Order dated September 27, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action against Meridian Title Corporation for violating


This Week in Washington for August 28, 2017
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2017

This is the last week of August recess as Congress prepares to come back for what is going to be a busy fall schedule with lots of deadlines


FinCEN Updates GTOs for Title Insurance Companies in Several Major Metropolitan Areas, Issues Advisory to Financial Institutions and Real Estate Industry Regarding Associated Money Laundering Risks
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2017

On August 22, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published an announcement releasing revised Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that