U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

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Second Circuit accepts interlocutory appeal of decision holding that the National Bank Act does not preempt state laws that require banks to pay interest on funds held in mortgage escrow accounts

February 19, 2021

Click here to view the order. The U.S. Chamber had filed a coalition amicus brief encouraging the district court to certify its decision for interlocutory appeal.

District Court grants 1292(b) certification of interlocutory appeal on National Bank Act preemption issue

September 29, 2020

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging District Court to certify an interlocutory appeal to decide whether the National Bank Act preempts New York’s state escrow interest law

November 07, 2019

Click here to view the amicus brief filed jointly by the U.S. Chamber, Bank Policy Institute, and Consumer Bankers Association.

H. Rodgin Cohen, Matthew A. Schwartz, and John J. Liolos of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP served as co-counsel for the amici.

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