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CFPB Director Cordray Announces Resignation

insights CFPB Director Cordray Announces Resignation John R. Mussman · November 15, 2017

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray has announced his resignation.  Although not unexpected, his move may have far-reaching ramifications on the regulatory landscape in consumer finance and residential lending. You can read more here. John Mussman is a leading banking and financial services lawyer. He represents banks, mortgage lenders, and other financial services providers, focusing on banking and…

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Cast A Long Shadow: The Continued Impact of the “Robust Causality” requirement in Inclusive Communities and the “Concrete Injury” Analysis in Spokeo

events Cast A Long Shadow: The Continued Impact of the “Robust Causality” requirement in Inclusive Communities and the “Concrete Injury” Analysis in Spokeo John R. Mussman · November 9, 2017

On November 8, Mr. Mussman offered a presentation at the Chicago Bar Association — Financial Institutions Committee — about the recent case law regarding doctrines developed by the United States Supreme Court in Spokeo v. Robins and Texas Department of Housing v. Inclusive communities project.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Arbitration Rule Overturned by Senate Action

insights Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Arbitration Rule Overturned by Senate Action John R. Mussman · November 1, 2017

Rimon Partner John Mussman discusses the Senate’s vote to scuttle the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s arbitration rule. The arbitration rule restricted financial service companies from forcing customers into arbitration, made it easier for customers to sue banks and financial firms and arguably would have encouraged class action litigation. You can read more here

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Rimon Wins Six ACQ5 Global Awards, 2017

news Rimon Wins Six ACQ5 Global Awards, 2017 Michael Moradzadeh · Rimon Wins Six ACQ5 Global Awards, 2017 James C. Chapman · Rimon Wins Six ACQ5 Global Awards, 2017 John R. Mussman · August 11, 2017

We are delighted to announce that ACQ5 (Acquisition Finance Magazine) recognized Rimon, two of its partners, and Rimon’s CEO with six awards. Rimon was named the US Compliance Law Firm of the Year, California Technology Law Firm of the Year, and California Sports & Entertainment Law Firm of the Year. Additionally, Michael Moradzadeh, Rimon’s CEO, was awarded the California Technology…

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Partner John Mussman served as a silver sponsor of the 2017 Heroes Curing Childhood Cancer Gala

events Partner John Mussman served as a silver sponsor of the 2017 Heroes Curing Childhood Cancer Gala John R. Mussman · February 27, 2017

Mr. Mussman was a proud sponsor of The Heroes Curing Childhood Cancer event which took place at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C, on February 25, 2017.  This annual fundraiser provides vital funds for pediatric cancer patient care and research at Children’s National Organization.  The event has raised over $3 million since its inception and has the…

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New California Finance Lender Licensing and Residential Mortgage Lending Act Regulations Effective September 28, 2016: Financial Institution Subsidiaries and Affiliates Now Subject to Licensure!

insights New California Finance Lender Licensing and Residential Mortgage Lending Act Regulations Effective September 28, 2016: Financial Institution Subsidiaries and Affiliates Now Subject to Licensure! John R. Mussman · September 7, 2016

The California Finance Lenders Law exempts banks, thrifts and certain other financial institutions from its licensing requirements imposed on finance lenders and brokers.1 Similarly, the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act exempts banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations and other thrifts2 from its licensing requirements.3 Effective September 28, 2016, California’s amended regulations provide that subsidiaries and other affiliates…

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Rimon Partners in Five States and in Israel listed in Best Lawyers® for Third Consecutive Year.

news Rimon Partners in Five States and in Israel listed in Best Lawyers® for Third Consecutive Year. Bernays T. (Buz) Barclay · Rimon Partners in Five States and in Israel listed in Best Lawyers® for Third Consecutive Year. Phillip Quatrini · Rimon Partners in Five States and in Israel listed in Best Lawyers® for Third Consecutive Year. Filmore E. Rose · Rimon Partners in Five States and in Israel listed in Best Lawyers® for Third Consecutive Year. Scott Ross · Rimon Partners in Five States and in Israel listed in Best Lawyers® for Third Consecutive Year. John R. Mussman · Rimon Partners in Five States and in Israel listed in Best Lawyers® for Third Consecutive Year. Carl Sherer · August 15, 2016

New York, NY — Monday, August 15, 2016 — Rimon, P.C. is proud to announce that six of its Partners, across five offices, have once again been honored by The Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest, most recognized and respected attorney-reviewed publication in the legal field. Our honored partners were: Corporate Attorney Bernays T. (Buz) Barclay in Rimon’s New York…

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Arrival of Rimon’s New Partners Covered by American Lawyer, Law360, Chicago Business Journal, Orlando Business Journal, Sun Sentinel, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, and Chicago Tribune

news Arrival of Rimon’s New Partners Covered by American Lawyer, Law360, Chicago Business Journal, Orlando Business Journal, Sun Sentinel, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, and Chicago Tribune John R. Mussman · Arrival of Rimon’s New Partners Covered by American Lawyer, Law360, Chicago Business Journal, Orlando Business Journal, Sun Sentinel, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, and Chicago Tribune Brian Hafter · February 24, 2016

Over the last two months, Rimon Law has brought aboard a trio of new partners from top tier firms. Banking partner John Mussman in Chicago; International transaction partner Robert Q. Lee in Rimon’s newly inaugurated Orlando/Miami, and Commercial litigation partner Brian Hafter in San Francisco. These recent moves have been well covered in the press with stories in…

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Recent Developments in Fair Lending

events Recent Developments in Fair Lending John R. Mussman · February 10, 2016

John Mussman, Partner at Rimon Law, discussed at the Chicago Bar Association recent developments in fair credit law, including last summer’s Supreme Court decision in Inclusive Communities. In that case, the Court recognized disparate income claims under the Fair Housing Act. He briefly cases in lower courts exploring the reasoning in Inclusive Communities, particularly the requirement that there be “robust…

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Rimon Law Adds Banking and Financial Services Attorney, John Mussman, to Chicago Office

news Rimon Law Adds Banking and Financial Services Attorney, John Mussman, to Chicago Office John R. Mussman · January 27, 2016

John Mussman joins Rimon from Reed Smith. Mr. Mussman has received recognition from numerous publications and ranking agencies, including Chambers USA, and Chicago’s Best Lawyers®. Mr. Mussman represents banks, mortgage lenders, and other financial services providers, focusing on banking and commercial and consumer credit law. He also represents bank affiliates and non-bank players in the commercial…

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