Archive for Consumer Financial Services Law – Page 2

Maurice Wutscher Expands Austin Office, Adds Attorney Keith Wier

National financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP has expanded its Austin office, adding consumer financial services attorney Keith Wier. Wier will practice in the firm’s Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Consumer Credit Litigation and Regulatory Compliance groups. He joins Maurice Wutscher’s skilled team of litigators who specialize in appellate matters, business formation and transactions, class action litigation,

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Consumer Financial Services Conference Slated for Sept. 15-16 in Chicago

The Annual Consumer Financial Services Conference organized by The Conference on Consumer Finance Law will be held Sept. 15-16 at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. The conference will include presentations on the latest developments in consumer financial services law, including mortgage lending and servicing, bankruptcy and debt collection. Twelve CLE credits will be provided,

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Maurice Wutscher Opens Birmingham Office, Adds Attorney Brent Yarborough

National financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP has opened a new office in Birmingham, hiring financial services attorney Brent Yarborough to lead the firm’s Alabama litigation matters. Yarborough will practice in the firm’s Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Consumer Credit Litigation and Regulatory Compliance groups. He joins Maurice Wutscher’s skilled team of litigators who specialize in

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1st Cir. Holds ‘Fairly Conducted’ Sale of Collateral Not Necessarily ‘Commercially Reasonable’

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently held that a genuine dispute of material fact precluded summary judgment on the issue of whether the sale of collateral was “commercially reasonable,” even though there was no evidence that the sale was not “fairly conducted.” A copy of the opinion in Harley-Davidson Credit Corp. v.

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11th Cir. Holds Florida Statute Prohibiting Fees to Pay by Credit Card Unconstitutional

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently struck down Florida’s “anti-surcharge” statute, Fla. Stat. § 501.0117, holding that the Florida law prohibiting charging a fee to pay by credit card was an unconstitutional restriction of free speech. A copy of the opinion in Dana’s Railroad Supply, et al v. Attorney General, State of

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11th Cir. Confirms Arbitration Delegation Clause Must Be Challenged Specifically

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held that a party challenging an arbitration agreement containing a delegation clause – requiring threshold determinations, such as whether an arbitration agreement is enforceable, to be made by an arbitrator – must challenge the delegation clause specifically, and not simply the agreement as a whole.

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Maurice Wutscher Opens Boston Office

National financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP has opened a new office in Boston, hiring financial services attorney Brady Hermann to lead the firm’s Massachusetts litigation matters.  This brings the number of offices of Maurice Wutscher LLP to 12. Hermann will practice in the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Consumer Credit Litigation groups, joining Maurice

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Maurice Wutscher Opens Austin Office, Adds Attorney Eric Rosenkoetter

National financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP has opened its 11th office, hiring financial services attorney Eric Rosenkoetter to lead the firm’s Texas litigation matters in its new Austin office. Rosenkoetter will practice in the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Consumer Credit Litigation and Regulatory Compliance groups, joining Maurice Wutscher’s skilled team of 25 attorneys focused

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Consumer Financial Services Conference Slated for Nov. 19-20 in Chicago

The Annual Consumer Financial Services Conference organized by The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, and co-sponsored by the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Maurice Wutscher and other law firms, will be held Nov. 19-20, in Chicago. The conference will include presentations by some 45 of the best and brightest speakers and practitioners in the country,

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U.S. Supreme Court to Take Up Whether Complete Relief to Class Litigant Moots Class Claims

Statutory damage claims, like those under the TCPA and the FCRA, will be scrutinized in the next session of the U.S. Supreme Court and its decisions could have broad implications for the financial services industry. Today we look at one of the cases the court will consider, Gomez v. Campbell-Ewald Co. The case considers whether an

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Maurice & Needleman and McGinnis Wutscher Are Now Maurice Wutscher

You may have noticed a new firm logo on our site. I’m very happy to announce the merger of Maurice & Needleman with financial services law firm McGinnis Wutscher. The alliance enables us to provide the services of 24 lawyers in 10 offices in the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest and West. We now have offices in Chicago, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Miami, San Diego,

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