Richard H. Epstein

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

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Consumer Protection

The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act Has Limits In Commercial Transactions

Yes, I know that it is called the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (the “CFA”).[1] Notwithstanding the nomenclature, the CFA has been applied to business-to-business transactions. The result is predictable: plaintiffs in business-to-business disputes are adding CFA counts and stretching...

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How To Rebuff Lender Liability Lawsuits

They're back! Just like in the late 1980s, lender liability lawsuits are on the rise. Commercial borrowers who cannot meet the terms of their loan - or who do not qualify for funding - are asserting: "It's the bank's fault." Can lenders stop these claims? No, since anyone with the capacity to pay...

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