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Republicans set to unveil plan to replace Dodd-Frank

Hensarling: Dodd-Frank "stands as a monument to the arrogance and hubris of man"
Later this year, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will reach its sixth anniversary, but if Congressional Republicans have their way, Dodd-Frank won't reach anniversary number seven and many of the financial reforms enacted by the landmark law will be repealed or replaced.
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How burdensome regulations now mean survival of the fittest

The mortgage industry needs more than compliance capabilities
Even today, the consequences of the mortgage crisis of 2008 resonate throughout the mortgage industry. However, the biggest impact from the meltdown wasn't sweeping regulation. Most will agree that there will be more “TRIDs” or “ATRs.” Instead, it's this key factor for businesses that is important.
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TRID works: More homebuyers actually review mortgage documents

ALTA survey shows new CFPB forms more likely to draw consumer attention
Despite the long lead time that the CFPB gave the industry to prepare for TRID, which is also known as "Know Before You Owe," there were still hiccups and headaches for the industry, but it appears after all the frustration and consternation, TRID is working as designed for consumers.
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5 keys to ensure security and compliance with modern mortgages

Holding complaints at bay keeps the CFPB away
In a world with increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks and stricter mortgage guidelines, modern technology is the answer for risk mitigation. Here’s how mortgage settlement service providers and their lenders can guarantee security and benefit from turn-key compliance.
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CFPB's rule to limit arbitration opens door to class action against banks

But industry questions consumer benefit
The CFPB is seeking comment on a new proposed regulation that would prohibit mandatory arbitration clauses that deny groups of consumers their day in court, putting into motion discussions that started toward the end of last year. When talk first started surrounding arbitration clauses, it received mixed opinions. Do those concerns still hold true?
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TRID trouble? CFPB tools give exclusive advice, tips

Here's how to successfully navigate TRID
Regardless of how many preventative programs, meetings and discussions a company has surrounding TRID, it can’t trump the tools the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the enforcer of TRID, is giving out. Want some advice? These tools are what you need for TRID.
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Bernie Sanders hints at Elizabeth Warren as potential VP

Doomsday scenario for Wall Street?
While the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders may be facing some mounting odds, Sanders is still a viable and active candidate, and still has at least a theoretical chance of winning in November. And while his odds may be long, that isn't stopping Sanders from floating a name of a potential running mate that would send a serious shiver down the collective spine of Wall Street – Elizabeth Warren.
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Wall Street Journal lays waste to CFPB in scathing editorial

Calls agency an 'offense to constitutional governance'
While the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is fighting to uphold its authority in a federal court, the governmental agency, which so often finds itself in the crosshairs of legislators and the financial industry, has a new enemy in the form of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board, which authored a scathing takedown of the CFPB, questioning whether the agency is operating outside of the parameters of the Constitution.
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