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The Basics: Mortgage Servicing Compliance 101 – 2 Credits Everything starts with the fundamentals. Fitting for the professionals new to the industry or seasoned servicers for the reinforcement of basics learned long ago, this course offers the participants the chance to lay down a foundation of knowledge surrounding servicing and loan ownership transfers, account maintenance, escrow accounts, force-placed insurance, and… Read More

On Friday, October 5, 2018, Kristin Walker-Probst, David A. Berkley, and Scott J. Hyman presented “Current Developments in Automobile Finance Law” at the California Financial Services Association’s 78th Annual Convention in Laguna Niguel, California.  This is the 11th year that Severson & Werson has been asked to present at CFSA’s Annual Conference. Read More

Any person who “causes” an employee to be paid” less than the minimum wage set by state or local law is liable for a civil penalty as is any person who “causes to be violated” laws governing overtime pay.  The civil penalties can be serious:  for first time intention violations:  $50 or $100 per underpaid employee per pay period; for… Read More

Full article on Law360 here. "Law360 (September 25, 2018, 9:01 PM EDT) -- A split Eleventh Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of homeowner class litigation over force-placed insurance, saying the litigation violated a doctrine that prohibits challenges to regulator-approved rates. The appeals court on Monday affirmed, 2-1, the tossing of litigation filed by homeowners whose home insurance, mandated by their lenders,… Read More

Worldwide Effort Brings Together Volunteers from the Legal Profession to Support More Than 80 Community-Based Organizations Ford Motor Company’s Legal Alliance for Women (LAW) is launching an inaugural Global Day of Service on Sept. 27, focusing on servicing organizations who support the well-being of women and girls Severson & Werson employees will volunteer at Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden… Read More

On September 16-18, Severson & Werson was a sponsor of the 2018 Five-Star Conference and Expo in Dallas, Texas.  Specifically, Severson hosted the Servicing & Compliance Lab, and shareholder Scott Hyman moderated a panel of industry innovators speaking on the subject of Servicing Innovation, The New Mindset.  Severson members Jarlath Curran and Kerry Franich also attended the Conference. The Five… Read More

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