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What We're Reading: The Good Friday edition
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Items Tagged with 'Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act'

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CFPB issues TILA-RESPA compliance guide

Governs new mortgage disclosure forms
March 31, 2014
The Small Entity Compliance Guide will serve to help smaller lenders and other mortgage companies understand and comply with the new mortgage disclosure rules, designed to make it easier for consumers to understand the loan documentation.
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Hensarling blames Dodd-Frank for mortgage market volatility

Housing finance reform is a necessity for a sustainable market
October 29, 2013
The passing and implementation of Dodd-Frank gave the government more ineffectual power to micromanage the mortgage sector and ultimately reverse any progress made within the market itself, House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, said Tuesday.
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CFPB discovers lingering servicing compliance issues

Many nonbanks lack robust compliance systems
August 21, 2013
Nonbank servicers are having the most trouble meeting the CFPB's compliance expectations for mortgage servicing. Many of the firms continue to operate without the appropriate compliance management systems in place, the regulator claims.
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CFPB director to credit unions: Don't be afraid to lend

July 11, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s main goal is to protect consumers, but before its creation, credit unions were already striving to maintain safe lending practices to...
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Dodd-Frank complete by end of the year, financial regulators say

July 11, 2013
It’s been nearly three years since the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, so it seems like as good a time as any to reflect on what...
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CFPB provides latest clarification to finalized mortgage rules

July 10, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized clarifications to mortgage rules Wednesday, improving consumer protections in qualified mortgages and mortgage servicing.The corrections, clarifications and amendments were first...
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Woodstock Institute defends CFPB data depot

July 10, 2013
Woodstock Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to fair lending and financial systems reform, took a stand in defense of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s use of consumer...
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Fed attempts to free higher-priced loans from appraisal binds

July 10, 2013
A proposed rule was issued by six federal financial regulatory agencies that would create exemptions from specific appraisal requirements for a subset of higher-priced mortgages. The proposed...
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CFPB official grilled over consumer data collection practices

July 9, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fell under the microscope Tuesday as lawmakers probed into the bureau's use of consumer financial data.Leaders with the agency appeared before...
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Paul Volcker says not implementing Volcker rule is unfair to the markets

July 8, 2013
The section of Dodd-Frank financial reform dealing with limits on the proprietary investment activities of large, financial institutions that are performed with their own bottom line...
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