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  1. Financial Services FLASHPOINTS June 2019

    June 14, 2019

    Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago 312-368-0100 | E-mail Michael L. WeissmanThis month we consider whether a title insurance company had a duty to indemnify a bank for unauthorized transfer deeds that were fraudulent conveyances, whether a law firm conducting nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings was a debt collector under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, whether […]


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  3. Financial Services FLASHPOINTS May 2019

    May 15, 2019

    Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago 312-368-0100 | E-mail Michael L. WeissmanThis month we consider whether an unsecured claimant in a bankruptcy case may recover postpetition attorneys’ fees if its prepetition contract calls for them, whether a Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) financing statement lacking a collateral description but available from other sources can perfect the […]


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  5. Financial Services FLASHPOINTS April 2019

    April 15, 2019

    Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago 312-368-0100 | E-mail Michael L. WeissmanThis month we consider whether a bank is vicariously liable to a borrower for the violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (RESPA), Pub.L. No. 93-533, 88 Stat. 1724, by a loan servicer; whether a mortgage signed by the mortgagor but […]


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  7. Financial Services FLASHPOINTS March 2019

    March 15, 2019

    Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago 312-368-0100 | E-mail Michael L. Weissman This month we consider whether a bank is vicariously liable to a borrower for the violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (RESPA), Pub.L. No. 93-533, 88 Stat. 1724, by a loan servicer; whether a mortgage signed by the mortgagor […]


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  9. Financial Services FLASHPOINTS February 2019

    February 15, 2019

    Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago 312-368-0100 | E-mail Michael L. WeissmanThis month we consider whether a payment on a note violated a subordination agreement and the applicable statute of limitations on a contract to sell components parts and perform certain work in connection with it.SPECIAL NOTE: In the December 2018 Financial Services FLASHPOINTS, attention […]


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  11. Financial Services FLASHPOINTS January 2019

    January 15, 2019

    Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago 312-368-0100 | E-mail Michael L. WeissmanThis month we consider when a lender does not waive its right to arbitrate due to a delay in invoking it, when a lender does lose its right to arbitrate due to a delay in invoking it and prejudice to the borrower, and whether […]


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