Maurice Wutscher Attorneys Author Articles for Business Law Today Month-In-Brief

May 21, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Ernest P. Wagner, Mickey Lee, and Eric Tsai have written articles published in recent issues of Business Law Today’s Month-In-Brief: Business Regulation & Regulated Industries.

In “Eighth Circuit Applies ‘Materiality’ Requirement to FDCPA Action, Joining Other Circuits,” Mr. Wagner discusses a recent decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He writes, the Eighth Circuit “recently joined with the Third, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits in applying a materiality standard to section 1692e of the FDCPA.”

Mr. Lee’s article, “LPMI Disclosure Not Required Unless LPMI a Condition of Obtaining Loan,” examines a recent decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He writes that the Fourth Circuit “concluded that lender-paid mortgage insurance (LPMI) disclosures under the federal Homeowners Protection Act (HPA) are required only if LPMI is a condition of the borrower obtaining the loan.”

In “Key Parts of FCC’s TCPA Order Vacated,” Mr. Tsai discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia’s recent decision to “set aside key portions of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order that unreasonably expanded the reach of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).”