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Fourth Circuit holds that lenders can require borrowers to waive ECOA claims in connection with loan work-outs

On November 5, 2013 by Schnader in Finance

By Stephen J. Shapiro The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) prohibits lenders, with certain exceptions, from requiring a borrower’s spouse to sign a loan.  In a recent decision, the Fourth Circuit held that, although a lender cannot require a borrower’s spouse to waive claims under ECOA as a precondition to extending […]

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