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Photo of Corporate Law Blog Lindsey Anderson Quijano
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lquijano@mcbrayerfirm.com
859-231-8780; ext. 1212
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My practice is largely focused on the areas of commercial lending and banking litigation. From drafting loan documents to enforcing creditors’ rights, I work in all phases of the …

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Student Loans and the Rising Acceptance of Bankruptcy Non-Dischargeability: Lenders Beware?

Since 2005, student loans have been nondischargeable in bankruptcy proceedings unless a debtor can prove that repayment would subject him/her to “undue hardship.”  Historically, this standard has been incredibly hard to meet, causing debtors to emerge from bankruptcies still covered in student loan debt.  Now, due to the ever-expanding student loan bubble, bankruptcy courts around the country are starting to take a second look at student loan debt and what can be done to change the way bankruptcy judges approach the problems student loan debts create.  This added scrutiny by the courts should make lenders who offer private student loans or consolidation loans wary. More >

The Fiduciary Rule is Here: Lenders, Get Ready!

Lenders, it’s time to embrace a new definition of “fiduciary.” In 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) released the final Fiduciary Rule to expand the definition of “fiduciary” for purposes of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) and the Internal Revenue Code. The rule was delayed by the Trump administration, and following review of nearly 200,000 comments, the DOL designated June 9, 2017, as the official start date of the new rule for the financial services industry. Lenders everywhere must be ready to comply. More >

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