Industry Reports Archive

Building Success in Washington

by Rob Nichols, American Bankers Association of Alabama Between the end of September and the end of October—at the same time the House was beginning its impeachment inquiry—a remarkable thing happened. Representatives turned their attention to two different, pressing banking issues—cannabis banking and modernization ...Read More

An Ounce of Prevention: How to Avoid Lien Extinguishment under Alabama’s Common Interest Community Super-Priority Lien Statute

by R. Aaron Chastain and Christopher K. Friedman In 2014, the Nevada Supreme Court sent shockwaves through the mortgage lending industry when it held that a portion of a homeowners’ association (“HOA”) or condominium owners association’s (“COA”) statutory assessment lien had priority over a ...Read More