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- Outsourcing of AML Compliance: How Far Can a Financial Institution Go?
Several banking giants, such as HSBC and Standard Chartered, are currently being investigated by US regulators for alleged failings in anti-money laundering (AML) compliance. All fingers point to lapses involving outsourcing units operating without adequate oversight.
- Schwab Auction Rate Securities' Investors, Are Your ARS Accounts Now Frozen?
Many investors have been "left out in the cold," so to speak, after they were left holding an unsalable product they were told was safe, secure, and "as good as cash." Investors were told that Schwab's Auction Rate Securities (ARS) were both liquid and safe when they were anything but. The economy's collapse in 2008 left investors out in the cold;t these illiquid assets could no longer be touched and they were in assets worthless.
- Bankruptcy vs. Loss Mitigation
There are differences between bankruptcy and loss mitigation when it comes to solving your mortgage problems. A Broward County foreclosure attorney explains. When you are facing foreclosure, you may consider alternative measures such as bankruptcy or loss mitigation. It is important to understand the differences in evaluating which option might be best for you.
- Bankruptcy a Viable Option to Pay your Debts
Bankruptcy is a viable option if you cannot pay your debts and support your family. If creditors are calling you at home and at work, writing you threatening letters or even filing suit against you, a bankruptcy filing can stop these things and give you breathing room to begin a fresh start.
- Can an Investment Securities Fraud Lawyer Help When You've Been Scammed by a Broker?
You trusted your broker or financial advisor to help you make smart decisions and increase your investments; now, you suspect that he/she may have scammed you, or given you bad advice. Can an investment securities fraud lawyer help you determine whether you were indeed scammed, and is there anything that can be done to recover your losses?
- Banks Located Money "Just Lying Around"
Banking Fees are getting out-of-control. This article discusses some regular fees banks attach to their clients account.
- The 'Same Wrongdoer' Defense in Check Fraud Litigation
An overview of the "same wrongdoer" rule, an important defense that is available to banks in such cases under the UCC as adopted in Massachusetts.
- New RESPA Regulations: What Lenders Should Know
The onus for ensuring compliance with the RESPA revisions falls squarely upon lenders.
- Thinking of Suing Your Lender?
Litigation Against Lenders and Banks - Is It For You?
- California's Foreclosure Surge Leads to Stricter Regulations
As the national foreclosure crisis continues to grow, the federal government and several states are taking corrective measures to diminish the fallout from predatory lenders and fraudulent subprime mortgage bankers. Several of these measures aim to make it easier for owners to retain their homes while they renegotiate their mortgages.