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Watchdog agency reminds mortgage lenders what it seeks under new rules

In case mortgage lenders and financial institutions needed reminding, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued an update on what its examiners will be looking for under new mortgage rules.

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EX POST FACTO

Sentencing a criminal defendant under later guidelines that provide for a higher sentence than those in effect at the time the crimes were committed violates the Ex Post Facto Clause. See “Harsher sentencing guidelines violate Ex Post Facto Clause” U.S. ...

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LANHAM ACT

What factors determine whether a claimant has standing to sue for false advertising under the Lanham Act? See “Supreme Court will decide standing factors in Lanham Act claims” U.S. Supreme Court. Lexmark International Inc. v. Static Control Componenets, No. 12-873. ...

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