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Ballard Spahr hires real estate attorney

Emily Vaias joins as counsel 2 of its offices
Vaias brings not only an extensive work history to the company, but also a lifetime of community service, such as serving on various boards and offering volunteer legal services to the homeless. Here’s more on why Ballard Spahr hired her as counsel for two of its offices.
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From HW Magazine

The awful truth about TRID

Even with a grace period, the remedy is worse than the disease
The CFPB left the grace period open-ended and most in the industry interpreted that to mean that it will last throughout the rest of 2015, at least. Unfortunately, as welcome as that grace period is, TRID remains a costly and complicated fix that has enormous implications for the whole industry.
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Anne Sutherland joins Ballard Spahr as counsel

Will work with mortgage banking and consumer financial services groups
In her role at Ballard Spahr, Sutherland will assist clients in ensuring compliance with the regulations governing the mortgage banking industry, particularly those issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the firm said.
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Mark Costley joins Ballard Spahr

Practice focuses on distribution of securities, regulatory aspects of mergers
Costley represents a wide variety of broker-dealers and investment advisers as well as mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. He also advises on the distribution of securities, including structuring the programs through which securities are offered.
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Should you lend in areas with fracking?

Benefits to invest outweigh the negatives
“This is not a short-term boom,” said Harry Weiss, of Ballard Spahr’s Environment and Natural Resources Group. "This is a many, many, many year process. Someday, somewhere, somehow you’re going to see it everywhere.”
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