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Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Review Year’s Key Bankruptcy Decisions in ABA Webinar


Jan. 7, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Alan C. Hochheiser will moderate an ABA webinar on Dec. 11, at noon ET, “Caselaw Updates: Federal Appellate Bankruptcy Decisions for 2017-2018." Panelists, including U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Jean FitzSimon, will discuss bankruptcy opinions of note issued from July 2017 through July 2018 by the U.S. Supreme Court, all federal courts of appeal, and all bankruptcy appellate panels. The webinar is being presented by the ABA Business Law Section’s Consumer Bankruptcy Committee and Business...

Maurice Wutscher’s Kevin Hudspeth Published in Business Law Today


Nov. 27, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Kevin Hudspeth has written an article discussing contradicting applications of the statute of limitations in mortgage foreclosure actions in the Ohio courts for the American Bar Association's news magazine Business Law Today. In "A Tale of Two Fishers: Unsettling Ohio’s 'Well-Settled Law' on the Proper Statute of Limitations for Mortgage Foreclosure Actions," Mr. Hudspeth writes, "This tale of two Fishers tells the story of how Ohio’s statute of limitations jurisprudence evolved from an...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Discuss New Value Defense in Bankruptcy in ABA Webinar


Nov. 20, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Alan C. Hochheiser will be among a panel of speakers presenting an ABA webinar Nov. 28, at noon ET, “The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Weighs In On New Value Preference Defense – Kaye v. Blue Bell Creameries, Inc. (In re BFW Liquidation, LLC)” Panelists will discuss the basics of preference avoidance actions under section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code and then focus on the 11th Circuit’s Blue Bell decision addressing whether the new value defense under section 547(c)(4) of the Bankruptcy...

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Lead Panels at Consumer Financial Services Conference in Texas


Oct. 22, 2018 — Several Maurice Wutscher attorneys will moderate panel discussions at the Consumer Financial Services Conference at Texas A&M University School of Law, Nov. 5-6. Donald Maurice will lead a session on zombie debt and recent academic studies examining collection practices. Ernest Wagner will head a presentation on trying a consumer case. Ralph Wutscher will moderate a panel on the latest developments in mortgage litigation and compliance. Conference attendees will also hear from other leaders in consumer...

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys Published in Business Law Today Month-In-Brief


Oct. 19, 2018 -- Maurice Wutscher attorneys Eric Tsai and Ernest P. Wagner have written articles for the September issue of Business Law Today's Month-In-Brief: Business Regulation & Regulated Industries. In "CAFA Amount in Controversy Includes Future Attorney’s Fees," Mr. Tsai discusses a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit holding that the amount in controversy for jurisdiction under CAFA includes all attorney's fees, including future fees, and writes of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

Maurice Wutscher’s Eric Tsai to Present at ACI’s Forum on Residential Mortgage Regulatory Enforcement & Litigation


Oct. 16, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher's Eric Tsai will discuss cybersecurity controls in the residential mortgage context at ACI's 25th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Regulatory Enforcement & Litigation on Oct. 23, in Dallas. Mr. Tsai will discuss the consumer privacy requirements for financial institutions, the impact of GDPR and what businesses must do to be compliant with state and federal regulations. The forum offers sessions on a range of legal and regulatory issues facing the residential mortgage...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice, Keith Wier to Speak on Liability Risks for Creditors at Compliance Forum


Oct. 15, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Keith Wier will discuss liability risks for creditors at The Compliance Forum in Missouri on Oct. 16. In particular, they will focus on liability risks beyond the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, exploring the regulation of creditor collection conduct under state laws and recent developments in federal regulation of creditor collection conduct. The Compliance Forum is a networking and educational event for creditors. For more information and to see the...
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