Compliance Alerts

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...

The Arizona legislature recently amended its laws governing consumer lenders and those relating to judgment liens on real property.  Both bills discussed in this memorandum are effective August 6, 2016.   ARIZONA...

The Nebraska legislature recently amended its laws relating to financial consumer protections and enacted the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act (PACE), to promote energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy systems. ...

The Georgia legislature recently amended its laws governing redemption of property sold for taxes and its laws governing regulation of financial institutions, effective July 2, 2016.   GEORGIA HOUSE BILL 51   Whenever any...

The Maryland legislature recently amended its laws regarding licenses for mortgage loan originators and those governing permissible actions by the Community Development Administration in the Department of Housing and Community...

The Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation (“Commissioner”) recently adopted amendments to their regulations in order to reduce the amount of certain fees, effective July 1, 2016.  In addition, on May...

The Kansas legislature recently amended provisions of the Mortgage Business Act (“Act”), effective July 1, 2016.   KANSAS SENATE BILL 369   “Application” means the submission of a consumer’s financial information, including the consumer’s...

The Mississippi legislature recently amended certain provisions of the Mississippi S.A.F.E. Mortgage Act (“Act”), effective July 1, 2016.  MISSISSIPPI SENATE BILL 2504 The restriction on criminal records for applicants has changed.  The...