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Monthly Archives: March 2013

“Banks force-placed insurance practices under microscope”

Sun Mar 31, 2013 by on News & Press Releases

If you haven’t heard about force-placed insurance before, there’s a pretty good chance you will be hearing a lot about it soon. Though the practice has been around for several years, it’s only recently been making headlines in numerous national publications as regulators have finally decided it was high time to crack down on what only can be called self-dealing and fraudulent […]

Florida Foreclosure legislation invites bank fraud

Mon Mar 25, 2013 by on News & Press Releases

The following Miami Herald Op-Ed was written by Roy Oppenheim and is being republished in the South Florida Law Blog. Florida proposed legislation – HB 87 and SB 1666 – which backers claim will clear the backlog of foreclosure cases in Florida instead invites bank fraud and creates more problems by putting speed ahead of justice. The backlog is blamed on foot dragging by homeowners. In reality, banks are […]

Trouble With Vatican Bank Mirrors Woes in U.S.

Mon Mar 18, 2013 by on News & Press Releases

An edited version of this post by Roy Oppenheim was first published in US News and World Report’s Home Front Blog and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Now that the smoke has cleared—figuratively and literally—in Vatican City, one of the many issues facing the new head of the Catholic Church is pressure to clean up the Vatican’s […]

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