CFPB files amicus brief in well-known Edwards v. First American kickback case

On Monday this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau(CFPB) files amicus brief in well-known Edwards v. First American kickback case. From the CFPB website - This case concerns the types of evidence a private plaintiff needs to put forward to demonstrate that a defendant paid for a referral in violation of the […] Read more »

The Edwards Decision

06-28-2012 Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court (“SCOTUS”) issued its long-awaited decision in the Edwards v. First American Title case.  The Court, in a 9-0 decision, dismissed First American’s appeal as having been improvidently granted. Procedurally, the decision results in the case returning to the U.S. District Court in California where a class […] Read more »

NAILTA Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court

NAILTA has filed an amicus brief in the Edwards v. First American case currently pending before the United States Supreme Court.  Oral arguments in the case will be heard in Washington, DC on November 28, 2011.  NAILTA filed the brief in support of Denise Edwards, a real estate consumer who closed a mortgage transaction with […] Read more »