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Demand on Personal Loans in Turkey
Safak Herdem; HERDEM Attorneys At Law;
April 16, 2015In recent years, Turkey has seen a boost in the use of loans both in individual and in corporate level. Apparently, Turkish households took out loans to afford their expenses like never before in the past couple of years. The rapid increase in loans is not the only problem. Apart from loans, there...
|Cuyahoga County's New Requirement Regarding Escrow Advances|
Larry R. Rothenberg; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
April 15, 2015, previously published on April 15, 2015The Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas has announced a change in the court's foreclosure procedures pertaining to a mortgage holder's unreimbursed escrow advances.
|Without Authority, Mortgagor Cannot Oppose Foreclosure Sale|
Edward J. Levin; Gordon Feinblatt LLC;
April 15, 2015, previously published on January 2015In Tower Oaks Blvd., LLC v. Procida, 219 Md. App. 376, 100 A.3d 1255 (2014), the Court of Special Appeals affirmed an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County denying a stay of a foreclosure sale because the people with authority to take action on behalf of the mortgagor had not acted to...
|Helicopters, UK Cape Town Ratification and English Insolvency Law - Best Leave Well Alone?|
Matthew Harvey, Matthew Harvey; Dentons Canada LLP;
April 15, 2015, previously published on February 16, 2015The UK is to ratify the Cape Town Convention and its Aircraft Protocol (together, Cape Town). This may help UK aircraft operators access cheaper capital markets funding. But that cheaper funding may require the UK, in effect, to adopt Cape Town's "Alternative A" insolvency regime. Section...
|Debt Ceiling 2015: When Hitting the Limit Isn't Really the Limit|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
April 15, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015The seemingly never ending fight over raising the debt limit should be in full swing - the U.S. legally hit the amount it is able to borrow on Monday of this week. Thanks to a series of steps the Treasury Department can take, however, Congress has until October or November of this year to act to...
That Pass in the Night? Will the FCA's Recent Guidance on Retail Investment
Advice Have Any Impact on Mis-Selling Litigation?|
Richard Caird, Alexandra Doucas, Felicity Ewing; Dentons Canada LLP;
April 15, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015The FCA has recently published Finalised Guidance 15/1 (the Guidance), which promises to consolidate existing sources of guidance on retail investment advice, and to clarify what does and does not amount to advice or a personal recommendation in that context. The significance of that question is,...
Rosali Pretorius; Dentons Canada LLP;
April 15, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015Post-financial crisis, many small businesses, unable to get bank financing in the wake of the tightening of bank capital rules, turned to crowdfunding. At that time, crowdfunding was largely unregulated. In the last three years or so, several regulators implemented rules to regulate the rapidly...
|Bitcoin: Is It a Viable Security Asset?|
Martin Fanning, James Marsden, Adam Pierce; Dentons Canada LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 31, 2015In its short history, Bitcoin has generated a huge amount of commentary and has polarised views. Some see it as a game-changing, revolutionary form of currency. Others find it hard to see beyond its undoubted immediate problems, in particular its volatile value and its lack of regulation and...
|FDCPA Concerns for Debt Buyers and Related Impact on Debt Settlement Firms|
Christopher R. Rahl; Gordon Feinblatt LLC;
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 2015The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), among other things, bans all false, deceptive, misleading, and unconscionable debt collection practices, including any false representations concerning the “character, amount, or legal status” of a debt. Three recent...
|New Resolutions No. 160 and No. 161 of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (“NBU”) Dated 3 March 2015 Enter Into Force as of 4 March 2015.|
Natalia Selyakova; Dentons Canada LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015Resolution No. 160 was adopted to replace the earlier “anti-crisis” Resolution of the NBU No. 758 dated 01 December 2014, as amended, that expired on 3 March 2015. As a general matter, the Resolution prolongs the previously effective anti-crisis measures and introduces several new...