The CFPB released a report […] The FDIC recently released revised interagency consumer compliance examination procedures for the Dodd-Frank-Act mortgage rules that took effect last month (January, 2014).The procedures were developed in […] The American Bankers Association, Mortgage Bankers Association, and Housing Policy Council of the Financial Services Roundtable recently urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to delay the […] The Ofﬁce of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) recently updated the Comptroller’s Handbook, replacing the 1996, 1998, and 2008 guidance for banks and thrifts on mortgage banking.The procedures […] The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued a Supervisory Highlights report that outlines areas of concern related to a variety of topics, including consumer reporting, mortgage […] Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director, Richard Cordray, issued the following statement in regards to the new TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures, originally set to become effective […] The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued a bulletin reminding creditors to include income from Section 8 homeownership vouchers when underwriting mortgage loans.The CFPB stated […] The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released updated mortgage origination supervision and examination procedures.Based on the legislation, a financial institution […] Veterans Affairs (VA) has published Circular 26-17-12 which provides clarification of VA’s requirements for completing its Form 26-8923, Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan Worksheet.
One proposal includes a limited, post-consummation “cure” provision […] Recently, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) demonstrated its continued focus on identifying and addressing credit reporting issues that negatively impact consumers.The updates included in this most recent version offer financial institutions and […] The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released two statements concerning the need to address and mitigate the risks of potential cyber attacks.The statements discuss ways […] According to the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) Dodd-Frank Tracker Website, “the CFPB released examination procedures to help financial institutions know what to expect from exams after the […] Earlier this week, U. Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell delivered a speech regarding anti-money laundering in a global economy.The […] The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued Compliance Bulletin 2015-06 regarding the requirements for consumer authorizations for preauthorized electronic fund transfers (EFTs).
The Compliance Bulletin clarifies and […] The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the cost-of-living adjustments for pension plans and other retirement-related items for 2016.
The guide is intended to help bankers […] In the the September 3 edition of Expert’s Corner, included on Paul Hodnefield, Esq.