Risk of Litigation Cannot Be Avoided

Sichelman, Lew
September 2001
National Mortgage News;9/3/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 48
Trade Publication
Reports the risk litigation in the mortgage industry in San Antonio, Texas. Views of the experts in risk management; Importance of disclosure and training on good compliance plans; Details on operating under a federal charter.


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