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2014


New CFPB Regulations Subject Mortgage Servicers to Private Lawsuits

New CFPB Regulations Subject Mortgage Servicers to Private Lawsuits

December 22, 2014

Plaintiff’s attorneys have a new weapon in their arsenal.

New York Law Governs STOLI Dispute In Texas

New York Law Governs STOLI Dispute In Texas

December 22, 2014

A policyholder’s New York domicile at the time she applied for the policy was a key factor for the court.

New York’s Late Notice Statute Leaves No-Prejudice Rule Intact for Out-of-State Policies

New York’s Late Notice Statute Leaves No-Prejudice Rule Intact for Out-of-State Policies

December 22, 2014

At issue: what determines whether a policy was “issued or delivered” in New York?

Newly-Adopted Privacy Standards for Cloud Service Providers

Newly-Adopted Privacy Standards for Cloud Service Providers

December 22, 2014

Greater transparency may help customers pick the best provider

Online Merchants Beware: There’s a New FTC Rule on Internet Purchases

Online Merchants Beware: There’s a New FTC Rule on Internet Purchases

December 22, 2014

Sellers may be sued for injunctive relief and up to $16,000 per violation.

Private Equity Fund Adviser Settles with SEC

Private Equity Fund Adviser Settles with SEC

December 22, 2014

The SEC seems willing to seek penalties in cases arising largely from apparent “bookkeeping” errors.

Proposed Anti-Inversion Regulations Would Affect Foreign Insurers

Proposed Anti-Inversion Regulations Would Affect Foreign Insurers

December 22, 2014

How would passive assets be treated?

Protections Governing Theft and Publication of Medical Records

Protections Governing Theft and Publication of Medical Records

December 22, 2014

Different courts take different views on the scope of liability.

Revised CFPB Ability to Repay Rule Allows Excess Points and Fees Refunds for Qualified Mortgages

Revised CFPB Ability to Repay Rule Allows Excess Points and Fees Refunds for Qualified Mortgages

December 22, 2014

Minor changes impact which mortgages will be deemed “qualified.”

Suing for Bad Faith Gets a Little Easier in Florida

Suing for Bad Faith Gets a Little Easier in Florida

December 22, 2014

A decision will likely make negotiations with Florida insureds more contentious.

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