Federal Appeals Court Issues Opinion in RESPA Case

December 3, 2013

The U.S. Appeals Court for the Sixth Circuit on Nov. 26 issued a much-anticipated opinion in a lawsuit accusing two real estate companies of setting up sham title companies in order to receive kickbacks. Read on to learn what the court said about HUD's 10-point affiliated business test.

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