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Legal Alerts

02-Dec-2014 Financial Institutions May Post Online Privacy Disclosures
18-Dec-2013 New California Court of Appeal Decision Reaffirms General Rule that Residential Lenders Owe no Duty to Borrowers, Including in the Loan Modification Context
22-May-2013 Lenders Beware: Debt Can Now Be Recharacterized as Equity in the Ninth Circuit
16-Apr-2013 New California Court of Appeal Decision May Affect Administration of Foreclosure-Avoidance Actions
17-Sep-2012 Recent Ninth Circuit Decision Emphasizes Importance Of Remaining Vigilant – And Current – In Connection With Consumer Finance Regulation Compliance
01-Feb-2012 Recent Seventh and Ninth Circuit Cases Affect Federal Equity Receiverships
24-Aug-2008 The Ninth Circuit allows oversecured creditors in bankruptcy to recover default interest
This alert pertains to loan enforcement and entitlement to interest and affects any party to a secured debt obligation that provides for default interest.


01-Jul-2013 Adverse Action Notices in a Fluid Regulatory Environment
By Joshua A. del Castillo in CMBA Legal News
02-Jan-2013 For Sale by Receiver
By Joshua A. del Castillo, co-author, in Scotsman Guide
01-Oct-2012 LIBOR and the LIBOR Scandal: What It Is and What It Isn't
By Stephen P. Lieske in CMBA Legal News
01-Apr-2012 REITS and Financial Covenants: A Delicate Balance
By Pauline M. Stevens in Real Estate Finance Journal
30-Jun-2009 The Case Against Consolidation
By Keith Paul Bishop in Daily Journal


09-Jan-2013 LIBOR and the LIBOR Scandal: What It is and What It Isn't
08-Jan-2013 The FCRA, ECOA and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Two Areas of Ambiguity the Bureau May Address
28-Apr-2011 Borrower and Lender Strategies to Negotiate and Enforce Binding Loan Commitments

Press & Media

18-Jun-2012 Allen Matkins Ranked Number One Real Estate Law Firm in California by Chambers & Partners; Construction, Environmental, and Labor and Employment Practices Named Among Best in California
10-May-2011 Allen Matkins Expands Financial Transactions Practice with Addition of Pauline Stevens
Attorney Represents Financial Institutions and Other Clients in Commercial Financial Transactions