Residential Mortgages:

July 28, 2016 3:40pm

Michael J. Steiner

Severson & Werson PC

Frank Hirsch

Alston & Bird LLP

Abe Chernin
Principal
Cornerstone Research

  • Updates on recent enforcement actions and case law
  • Residential mortgage class action and settlement trends
  • Non-bank mortgage servicing litigation and enforcement actions
  • Litigation relating to transfers of mortgage servicing rights
  • Litigation arising from Trial Period Plans (TPPs) that fail to convert to permanent loan modifications
  • Lender-placed insurance litigation
  • Duty of care owed to borrower by loan servicers
  • Recent activity under RESPA
  • New developments relating to loss mitigation
  • Ongoing impact of the CFPB’s mortgage rules
  • Developing best-in-class risk management and regulatory policies and practices
  • Foreclosure challenges based on alleged statute of limitations lapses
  • Auditing completed foreclosures and conducting foreclosure look-backs
  • Attorney fees and related foreclosure filings
  • New and emerging claims relating to standing in contested foreclosure cases
  • Loan modifications and foreclosure
  • Responding to challenges to foreclosures in non-judicial foreclosure states
  • Handling borrower counterclaims in contested foreclosures
  • Overcoming commonly raised defenses including TILA, SCRA, fraud, and rescission claims
  • Preventing bankruptcy from becoming a tool used by borrowers to stall foreclosures
  • GSE transfer tax litigation
  • MERS litigation developments: Recording fee class actions
  • RMBS litigation: Settlement trends