By: Marty B. Ellis On June 1, 2015, in two consolidated cases (Bank of America, N. A. v. Caulkett and Bank of America, N. A. v. Toledo-Cardona), the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that in a bankruptcy liquidation Chapter 7 proceeding, the debtor cannot void a second mortgage when the value of the

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Shumaker Williams, P.C. Financial Services Practice Group  By Paul A. Adams* The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) has recently published two bulletins, OCC 2013-33 and OCC 2013-39 on risk management of third party vendors.  The first is generalized guidance for assessing and managing risks associated with third party relationships which replaces its

Although times have changed over the years, Shumaker Williams, P.C. is proud to announce its 50-year milestone of offering legal counsel to the business community.  Having started from modest beginnings in 1964, John K. Shumaker, John G. Williams, and Richard L. Placey created a law practice that would later become an established force in the

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