New Missouri Court of Appeals Decision Regarding the Enforceability of Spousal Guarantees under Regulation B of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act

Commercial lenders in Missouri should be aware of a recent Missouri Court of Appeals opinion regarding the enforceability of spousal guarantees under Regulation B of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (the “ECOA”).  The case, titled Frontenac Bank v. T.R. Hughes, Inc....

Bill Sauerwein obtains favorable opinion from Western District on “Party in Possession” exception to Title Insurance coverage

In Missouri’s first appellate opinion interpreting the “party in possession” exception to a standard title insurance policy, the Western District Court of Appeals held that the provision is unambiguous and that the standard exception to title insurance coverage...