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Secured Lender

OCC Issues Final "True Lender" Rule

On October 27, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) issued the final version of its “true lender” rule (the “Final Rule”). The Final Rule resolves uncertainty regarding which entity in a lending partnership between a bank and a nonbank lender is the “true lender.” The Final…

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Student Loan Dischargeability: Recent Developments

Dischargeability of student loans is a “hot button” issue in both the bankruptcy world and mainstream media. In fact, last September another colleague wrote about the history of student loan dischargeability, and the current obstacles borrowers face.[1] Since that article, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court…

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