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  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportOhio Issues Executive Order Requesting Relief for Small Business Tenants and Commercial Real Estate BorrowersPosted on April 3, 2020 by Robert B. Groholski, Edward S. Weil, Adam M. Fishkind, Jerrold M. Peven and Mark A. Silverman
    On April 1, 2020, Ohio’s Governor issued Executive Order 2020-08D, a copy of which is linked here. Issued pursuant to the Governor’s implied police powers to address the economic impact of COVID-19, the Executive Order requests that commercial landlords and their lenders (including their servicers) take certain steps to provide relief to small business commercial...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: Bankruptcy Update BlogCOVID-19 Related Updates to Bankruptcy Courtroom Policies and ProceduresPosted on April 2, 2020 by Sichan Kim, Daniel A. Lowenthal
    Most bankruptcy courts have altered their practices and procedures in light of COVID-19.  Below is a summary of the changes to practices and procedures in the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of New York, the District of Delaware, and the Southern District of Texas.  We will aim to update this report as [...]
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  • Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCryptocurrency and Blockchain Litigation Trends and PredictionsPosted on January 3, 2020 by Alexandra Droz
    As cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have expanded, so too have regulatory scrutiny and ensuing litigation. The lack of a uniformly applicable regulatory framework–particularly regarding whether virtual currencies constitute securities subject to the federal securities laws and registration requirements–has led to confusion and uncertainty. Recently filed “fintech” actions are poised to establish precedent in this novel... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Banking on This: Spilman Mortgage & Consumer Banking ReportFDCPA Violations Begin When the Violation OccursPosted on May 17, 2018 by Spilman Administrator
    On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit departed from opinions issued by the Fourth and Ninth Circuits in ruling that violations of the FDCPA begin to run when the violation occurs. In Rotkiske v. Klemm, et al., plaintiff Rotkiske sued a law firm that, in 2009, had obtained a default […]
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