Dodd-frank: Title Xiv – Mortgage Reform And Anti-predatory Lending Act

Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act, amendment to the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), was brought about as a reaction to the lending practices that had lead to the burst of the real estate bubble in 2008. Many mortgages prior to the burst of the real estate bubble included clauses that were unfavorable to those who had borrowed the money. Some such clauses made it impossible to pay off mortgages where the value of the property dropped below the amount of the loan. Mortgage Reform Read More +

Remington Outdoor, Co. (remington Arms) Set To File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Iconic arms manufacturer Remington Outdoor Company (operated for nearly two hundred years as the Remington Arms Company) is on the brink of filing a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Remington Outdoor is headquartered in Madison, NC. The company’s original intent was to begin solicitation for the plan on March 5, 2018, with the bankruptcy filing to follow on March 7th. Those dates were set back one week (March 12th for start of solicitation and March 14th for filing for Chapter 11 protection) after Bank Read More +