Why When The Truth Be Told – It Falls on Deaf Ears

This video, as our colleague Steve shared, is relevant today. Yes, Steve, it is even more relevant today because in 2010 it had only been 4 years of criminal behavior with no action – in 2016, it has now been 10 years and its like a snowball from hell rolling out of control – TBTF.  “Feed Me, Seymore!”

Georgetown law professor Adam Levitin testifies before Congress regarding the securitization disaster. Continue reading

It’s Here! It’s Wimpy, but Yvanova is finally here.

We’ve all waited with bated breath for the “Happening” of the California Supreme Court decision in Yvanova vs. New Century Mortgage Corporation a case, as the Supremes put it, “granted plaintiff‘s petition for review, limiting the issue to be briefed and argued to the following: “In an action for wrongful foreclosure on a deed of trust securing a home loan, does the borrower have standing to challenge an assignment of the note and deed of trust on the basis of defects allegedly rendering the assignment void?“”

While Yvanova wins the appeal, the Supremes’ opinion is less exciting than hoped for – yet it had some redeeming qualities when you look deep into the opinion and the footnotes. It sorta keeps you Hangin’ On (pun intended). Continue reading