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Civil Litigation: Do the Due (Diligence)

Thomas Knab

“Do. Or do not.” — Yoda In most corporate acquisitions and commercial real estate purchase transactions, the buyer contracts for the right to conduct due diligence. In a corporate acquisition, due diligence involves the buyer’s comprehensive appraisal of the business ...

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Civil Litigation: New proposed rules for the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act could mean big changes for debt collectors and consumers

Jillian K. Farra

Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). These proposed changes could have a dramatic effect on attorneys representing consumers and debt collectors. The FDCPA ...

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