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Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection Laws: How to Hit a Moving Target

Since the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened its doors in 2011, banks, credit card companies, mortgage companies and other financial institutions realize that every business decision may be scrutinized.

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The Check’s in the Mail:  Unsecured Creditors’ Legal Options

Some creditors have it better than others. No one knows this more than an unsecured creditor who is dealing with a borrower in default. Unlike a secured creditor, who can repossess the collateral that was pledged in exchange for a loan, an unsecured creditor has limited options. The unsecured creditor can either attempt to negotiate a settlement with the debtor, or it can go through the courts to obtain a money judgment against the debtor.

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