Home / Daily Dose / Litigation and Legislation Impacting Housing Related Articles Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, Headlines, News Litigation and Legislation Impacting Housing Previous: FHFA Halts Discussion on Credit Changes to GSEs Next: Where Big City Living is Best Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago July 24, 2018 1,690 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Subscribe The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Print This Post About Author: Radhika Ojha Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and copy-editor, and a reporter for DS News. She is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her masters degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha, also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago As part of its ongoing webinar series, the Legal League 100 hosted a webinar titled Complex Default Litigation Update, on Tuesday, presented by two league members from BDF Law Group. The webinar discussed the latest issues that were currently under litigation including items under the FDCPA and complex foreclosure rules, as well as possible legislation impacting the industry.The webinar series focuses on key issues, litigation and trends impacting financial services law firms and helps its members drive progress in the mortgage servicing industry.Citing a recent case where the borrower filed a lawsuit against the mortgage servicer and law firm alleging violation of the FDCPA, BDF Law Group’s General Counsel Ryan Bourgeois and Managing Attorney Dustin Dreher gave an update on the application of FDCPA to non-judicial foreclosure proceedings, including the rulings of the trial as well as the appellate court in the lawsuit.They also gave details of similar rulings by other circuits, highlighting the disagreement on FDCPA application to non-judicial foreclosure proceedings.Giving an update on the latest government legislation and nominations, the speakers gave a brief profile of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the Trump Administration’s nominee to the Supreme Court along with various considerations for financial services law firms once he sits on the Supreme Court bench.The webinar also touched upon some of the key litigations that are being heard in other circuits, especially related to FDCPA issues as well as some key legislation that was likely to affect the industry.Some of the key legislations that were discussed during this webinar include H.R. 5082: Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2018; Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2018; as well as legislation exempting lawyers’ litigation activities under FDCPA and CFPB oversight.If you missed the webinar, click here to view the recording and the presentation. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily 2018-07-24 Radhika Ojha
Heart of Lions have asked head coach Sarfo Castro to step aside till the season comes to an end.The Kpando-based team has been struggling in the second round of the league as they are just above the relegation zone with 29 points with six games remaining.Castro, who joined the club at the start of the season, according to the club has failed to inspire them as relegation is looming.“Coach Castro started well with us but now situations have changed and management realize the best thing to do is to ask him to step aside for some few games and then we can bring him back,” Heart of Lions team manager Yashin Laryea told Joy sports“He needs to refresh his mind because there is a lot on him and that’s why we have relieved him of the post for the sake of the team and his career as a coach as well.”In his absence assistant coach Seth Hofmann will take charge till the season comes to an end.