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Posts published in August 2015

DC Circuit Holds Bank Has Standing to Challenge CFPB Constitutionality But Not FSOC’s

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently held that a bank has standing to challenge the constitutionality of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the recess appointment of its director, reversing the district court and remanding. However, the Court also…

Florida Court: ‘Substantial Compliance’ is Sufficient for Mortgage Notice of Default

The Florida Second District Court of Appeal recently upheld a mortgagee’s notice of default that substantially complied with the applicable provision of the mortgage, ruling that strict compliance is not required. A copy of the opinion is available at:  Link to Opinion. The borrowers obtained…

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…