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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Warning about Structured Settlement Factoring Transactions

April 27, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Structured Settlements   |   Comments Off on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Warning about Structured Settlement Factoring Transactions

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a “warning” to consumers about structured settlement factoring transactions. The CFPB – which has become more and more involved in seeking to regulate structured settlement factoring, including litigating in two currently-pending lawsuits against structured settlement factoring companies – this month issued the consumer warning about “What should […]

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Says State’s Strong Policy Against Champerty Means Litigation Funder Can’t Enforce Forum Selection Clause or Compel Parallel Lawsuit to Proceed in New York

April 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Litigation Funding   |   Comments Off on Minnesota Court of Appeals Says State’s Strong Policy Against Champerty Means Litigation Funder Can’t Enforce Forum Selection Clause or Compel Parallel Lawsuit to Proceed in New York

The principles at stake in Maslowski v. Prospect Funding, 890 N.W.2d 756, 2017 Minn. App. LEXIS 26 (Minn. App. Ct. Feb. 13, 2017), can be summed up as follows: A trial court does not abuse its discretion to refuse to enforce a contractual forum-selection clause where the court’s refusal was based on protecting Minnesota’s local […]

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Texas Publication Criticizes Litigation Funding’s ‘Incalculable’ Cost to Society: ‘It Used To Be A Crime. Now We Celebrate It?’

April 10, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Litigation Funding   |   Comments Off on Texas Publication Criticizes Litigation Funding’s ‘Incalculable’ Cost to Society: ‘It Used To Be A Crime. Now We Celebrate It?’

The headline sums it up: ‘It Used To Be A Crime.  Now We Celebrate It?”  That’s from the Southeast Texas Record, lamenting the arrival of a litigation funding company, and the erosion of proscriptions against champtery, in an opinion piece that is available in full here.  The writer says that, “[t]he hope of discouraging frivolous lawsuits, […]

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Oregon Appellate Court Enforces Contractual Anti-Assignment Provision to Preclude Structured Settlement Factoring Transaction

April 07, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Structured Settlements   |   Comments Off on Oregon Appellate Court Enforces Contractual Anti-Assignment Provision to Preclude Structured Settlement Factoring Transaction

An Oregon recently appellate court gave effect to a contractual anti-assignment provision to preclude a structured settlement factoring transaction. In Johnson v. J.G. Wentworth Originations, LLC, 284 Ore. App. 47, 2017 Ore. App. LEXIS 280  (Ore. Ct. App. Mar. 1, 2017), the Oregon Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s decision to approve a transfer of […]

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Life Settlement Companies Among Those ‘Scrambling’ to Comply with New York’s New Complex Cybersecurity Reglations, Says Report

April 04, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Life Settlements   |   Comments Off on Life Settlement Companies Among Those ‘Scrambling’ to Comply with New York’s New Complex Cybersecurity Reglations, Says Report

“Life settlement companies are scrambling to meet complicated cybersecurity rules imposed by a New York regulator,” reports The Deal in an article entitled “Market Players Scramble to Meet New York Cybersecurity Rules”. The article describes the New York State Department of Financial Services’ cybersecurity rules that went into effect March 1 and are aimed a […]

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