New laws in Hawaii, Louisiana, Nevada, and Rhode Island will have consequences for mortgage servicers operating in those states. Recently enacted legislation in Hawaii and Nevada imposes new licensing and compliance obligations on servicers. In addition, legislation in Louisiana and Rhode Island set to go into effect has licensing implications for those entities that are mere holders of mortgage servicing rights (“MSRs”), but that do not actually service the loans.
Partner Shanda Hastings and Associate Noam Kutler, members of the K&L Gates Government Enforcement group, co-authored the article titled “6 Critical Issues When Responding to Government Subpoenas” appearing in the June 16 edition of Corporate Counsel magazine. In their article, they discuss six critical issues that could cause significant problems for a bank or financial institution if overlooked when responding to a government subpoena for documents.
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