Alexandria Decatur

Alexandria Decatur

Alexandria Decatur is a second-year law student at Albany Law School in Albany, New York and is an aspiring corporate lawyer. In addition to being the president of Albany Law School’s Business Law Society, she is also a law student intern at the Community Development Clinic, which provides legal assistance to local startups and not-for-profit organizations across the Capital District.

ARTICLES

  • From HW Magazine

    How title companies can exploit blockchain

    Digital ledger technology promises more efficiency and security, but hurdles remain
    The multiple characteristics of blockchain make it an incredibly attractive mechanism across industries. It provides an unchangeable, time-stamped ledger that allows for real-time and simultaneous input. It is the perfect set-up for industries where transactions are routinely moved from entity to entity or business to business and where records need to be verified and audited. Naturally, therefore, in the world of title and real estate, blockchain provides an incredibly innovative platform.
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  • Part 2: The fallout of the Bank of America vs. City of Miami decision

    Potential future implications of the decision
    [Expert commentary] On May 1, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision that will likely have a profound impact on the residential mortgage industry. After the court’s decision in Bank of America vs. City of Miami, municipalities now have the standing to bring a legal action against residential mortgage lenders for any financial burden. Check out part two of this blog series on how this decision could affect consumers.
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  • Part 1: The fallout of the Bank of America vs. City of Miami decision

    An overview of the case and other present litigation
    [Expert commentary] On May 1, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision that will likely have a profound impact on the residential mortgage industry. After the court’s decision in Bank of America vs. City of Miami, municipalities now have the standing to bring a legal action against residential mortgage lenders for any financial burden. Here’s part one of what this ruling means for the industry and consumers.
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