Recent trends, from the drop in oil prices to changes in the auto loan market, underscore the importance of risk management fundamentals.
Browsing: Compliance and Risk
Frank Keating discusses top banking issues—from regulatory relief and cybersecurity to de novos and the future of the mutual charter—with Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a bulletin today describing its findings that Marketing Services Agreements are often used as a means to circumvent RESPA’s prohibitions on kickbacks and referral fees under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act’s Section 8 provisions.
By a bipartisan 303-121 vote, the House last night passed H.R. 3192, which would provide a safe harbor from enforcement actions and private civil actions for lenders making good-faith efforts to implement the new TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures. The safe harbor would extend to Feb. 1.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today unveiled a plan that would prohibit customers from waiving their ability to participate in class action suits and limits drastically the use of mandatory arbitration agreements for financial products and services.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac yesterday issued letters to the mortgage lenders they work with explaining their posture toward compliance with the TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures, which went into effect for new mortgage applications on Saturday.