Financial Institutions

Ashford & Wriston is a full-service firm that provides legal services to financial institutions of all sizes throughout Hawaii, including credit unions, savings and loans, and banks.  We also represent insurers, mortgage brokers, and private lenders.  We are experienced in assisting clients in business and regulatory compliance issues as well as litigation and are able to provide clients with comprehensive legal advice on the full range of legal issues affecting financial institutions of all sizes.

 

Business and Regulatory Compliance

Ashford & Wriston advises clients on state and federal laws and regulations impacting all areas of banking, business and operations.  Ashford & Wriston’s business and regulatory compliance work includes:

  • Advertising and Promotions
    • Account Agreements and Disclosures
  • Collections
    • Foreclosures
    • Bankruptcies
    • Subpoenas
    • Garnishments
    • Levies
    • Interpleaders
    • Workouts
  • Account Holder Relations
    • Accounts of Deceased Individuals
  • Consumer Protection
    • Truth in Lending
    • Truth in Savings
    • RESPA
    • Regulatory Compliance
  • Trust Reviews
    • Powers of Attorney
  • Loan Documentation
    • Notes and Mortgages
    • Amendments
    • Loan Participations
  • Business Accounts
    • Commercial Lending
    • Mortgage Brokerage Agreements
  • Contract Negotiation
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Mediation
    • Arbitration and Litigation
  • Photovoltaic Contracts and Financing
  • Real Property Acquisitions
    • Conveyances and Title Disputes
  • E-Banking
    • Electronic Funds Transfers
    • Remote Deposit
    • Access
  • Employment Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Insurance Agreements
    • Intellectual Property and Copyrights
  • Mergers
    • Consents
    • Board Governance
    • Credit Union Service Organizations
  • Examination Inquiries
    • CFPB
    • NCUA
    • FDIC
    • DFI
 

Litigation
Ashford & Wriston represents clients in all facets of financial services litigation.   We represent local and national financial institutions, investors, mortgage lenders, mortgage loan servicers, debt collectors and consumer finance companies in a wide variety of disputes.  Ashford & Wriston’s attorneys are experienced in litigating cases in connection with the following:

 
  • Truth in Lending Act
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Unfair and Deceptive Practices
  • Fraud
  • Mortgage Foreclosures
  • Bankruptcy
  • Debt Collection
  • Lender Liability
  • Probate
    • Deceased Individuals
  • Intercreditor Disputes
  • Employment Disputes
  • Contract Disputes
  • Privacy Issues
  • Intellectual Property
  • Garnishment
    • Levy
    • Subpoena