Bill Would Prohibit Charging Certain Commercial Loan Fees To Small Businesses

California Senator Dave Min has authored an unfortunately numbered bill, SB 666, that would prohibit a "covered entity"  from charging the following fees to a small business in connection with a commercial financing transaction: 

Judge Rules CFL Applies To Cryptocurrency Lending

The California Financing Law prohibits any person from engaging in the business of a "finance lender" without a license from the Department of Financial Protection & Innovation.  Cal. Fin. Code § 22100(a).  The CFL provides that a "'finance lender' ...

Court Of Appeal Finds Mortgage Servicer To Be A Debt Collector

Rosenthal Fair Debt collection Practices Act defines a "debt collector" as "any person who, in the ordinary course of business, regularly, on behalf of himself or herself or others, engaged in debt collection". Cal. Civ. Code § 1788.2(c). "Debt...

Another Foolish Inconsistency - This Time For Broker-Dealers

Yesterday's post chided Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC for its inconsistent positions on majority rule.  Today's post tackles a foolish inconsistency in the California Codes.  Section 25217(c) of the California Corporations Code provides: