Author: Brad McFarling

Loan origination and closing production are dependent upon some form of document preparation and, unlike some other products or services in the marketplace, the need for documents has often been...

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (“Board”), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”), collectively the “Agencies,” recently...

The Colorado legislature recently enacted the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (“Act”) which sets forth the conditions under which certain fiduciaries may access digital assets of a...

The Hawaii legislature recently enacted the Hawaii Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (the “Act”), effective July 1, 2016.   HAWAII SENATE BILL 2298   The Act sets forth the following definitions: “Digital...

The North Carolina legislature recently enacted the North Carolina Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (the “Act”), effective June 30, 2016.   NORTH CAROLINA SENATE BILL 805   The Act sets forth...

The Louisiana legislature recently amended its Louisiana Insurance Code related to certificates of insurance and their use by lenders.  It also amended its laws regarding mortgage and conveyance records and...

The Hawaii legislature recently amended its laws relating to mortgage loan originators and mortgage servicers, effective July 1, 2016.   HAWAII SENATE BILL 2850   Revisions to the Hawaii Secure and Fair Enforcement for...

The Arizona legislature recently enacted a new chapter in the trusts and estates law entitled Arizona Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (the “Act”), effective August 6, 2016.   ARIZONA...