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Adjustment of Status Approval at Removal Proceedings for Gabonese Client in Cleveland Ohio

CASE: Adjustment of Status at Removal ProceedingCLIENT: GaboneseLOCATION: Cleveland, OH Our client came to the United States in July 2011 with a B-2 visitor’s visa from Gabon.  Later, she filed for asylum and her asylum application was denied by the … Continue reading

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Defamation in hostile proceedings: key takeaways from the Eshelman v. Auerback saga

It will come as no surprise to those who have participated in a proxy fight to learn that these disputes can be heated affairs.   Parties to a fight will routinely seek to discredit the other side to bolster their own … Continue reading

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FINRA Expungement Proceedings

On April 4, 2019, SYK attorney Darlene Pasieczny joined co-panelist Kate McGrail and moderator Robert J. Girard II in Washington D.C. Together, they presented on FINRA expungement proceedings to an audience of securities attorneys, law professors, and state securities regulators … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Rules Foreclosure Firms Are Not “Debt Collectors” in Nonjudicial Proceedings

This week, in a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court held that law firms conducting nonjudicial foreclosures are not “debt collectors” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. McCarthy & Holthus LLP (McCarthy) sent the petitioner, Dennis Obduskey, correspondence regarding the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court finds that foreclosure firm engaging in non-judicial foreclosure proceedings is not considered a debt collector under the FDCPA.

In Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP, No. 17-1307 (Sup. Ct. Mar. 20, 2019), the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that non-judicial foreclosure actions required by state law are not generally considered debt collection, and therefore are not subject to regulation … Continue reading

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