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  • Five Minutes With: Brian Grow, President, Morningstar Credit Ratings

    Editor’s note: this feature originally appeared in the April issue of DS News, out now. In his new role, Grow oversees the day-to-day operations of Morningstar’s structured finance, corporate credit, and financial institutions ratings business. Before being named President of Morningstar Credit Rati...

  • Investing in the Future of Default Servicing

    Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DS News, out now. With a quarter of 2018 under our belt, it’s clear that our prediction—that the financial service industry will continue to place a high emphasis on strategic technology investments—was right. Technology moderni...

  • The Debt Dilemma

    Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DSNews, out now. In February 2017, the financial media sounded the alarm that total U.S. consumer debt was at $12.6 trillion, just a hair short of the $12.7 trillion peak observed on the way into the Great Recession. Clearly, po...

  • Full Speed Ahead with Mortgage Tech

    New technologies are accelerating the industry processes and increasing consumer satisfaction. Catch up on the top trends that will impact mortgage professionals this year. Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DS News, out now. ...

  • The Policy Makers

    Some of the industry’s greatest minds discuss the lessons they learned during the housing crisis, and how it’s shaping their stance on housing policy today. Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DSNews, out now. ...

Maryland Case Puts the Brakes on Foreclosures

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. On June 6, 2017, the Court of Special Appeals, Maryland’s intermediate appellate court, issued an opinion in the combined cases of Blackstone v. Sharma, Sept. 2015 ...

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The Top 25 Women of Law, Part 4

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In the January issue of DS News, we were proud to introduce our section on 25 women lawyers who have made their marks in the legal industry. ...

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The Top 25 Women of Law, Part 3

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In the January issue of DS News, we were proud to introduce our section on 25 women lawyers who have made their marks in the legal ...

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Distributing Insurance Funds After a Natural Disaster

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. One of the biggest mortgage servicing issues facing lenders in Texas, Florida, California, and other states that have suffered from declared disasters relates to insurance claims ...

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Georgia Addresses Statute on Execution of Documents

Despite the passage of time, many documents important to lenders and servicers in Georgia are not being executed in accordance with the new requirement passed by the Georgia legislature in 2015. Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now.

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Defining Debt Collectors

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. The United States Supreme Court, in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., settled a circuit court split and solidified what may turn out to be a ...

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Navigating Safe Harbors and HOAs

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeals (Fourth DCA) recently affirmed the extension of safe harbor protection provided to homeowner’s associations under §720.3085(2)(c), Florida Statute, to ...

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The Top 25 Women of Law, Part 2

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In the January issue of DS News, we were proud to introduce our section on 25 women lawyers who have made their marks in ...

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The Top 25 Women of Law, Part 1

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In the January issue of DS News, we were proud to introduce our section on 25 women lawyers who have made their marks in ...

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Disaster Playbook

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. The secret to being a successful team is being prepared. For professional sports like football, that means updating and studying an extensive playbook where ...

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