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7th Circuit Speaks On Concurrent Conflict Waivers

Client waivers of concurrent conflicts of interest are ineffective if a lawyer cannot reasonably believe that he will be able to provide competent and diligent representation to each affected client, the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held.

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Dina Overturned On Mortgagee Registration Issue

First Mortgage Co. v. Dina, 2014 IL App (2d) 130567, holding that the issuance of a home mortgage by an entity that is not registered under the Residential Mortgage License Act (205 ILCS 635) voids the mortgage (see generally Sharp Thinking No. 116 (June 2014)), has been overturned.

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