ABA and members of its Flood Working Group last week submitted a list of questions and proposed answers to the Federal Reserve, OCC, and FDIC seeking clarity on a number of flood insurance related issues. The Q&A was submitted after regulators, in response to ABA’s request for additional guidance, indicated that they would consider questions
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today finalized a rule required by the Dodd-Frank Act that expands the data lenders are required to collect and report under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. The new required information includes the property value, loan term and the duration of any introductory interest rates, as well as underwriting and pricing
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.
Highlighting the banking industry’s strong shared commitment with financial regulators to stop elder financial abuse and fraud, ABA President and CEO Frank Keating joined with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray in authoring an op-ed for The Hill newspaper today.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray focused on payments in his remarks at a meeting with the Community Bank Advisory Council on Sept. 30 in Washington, D.C. Cordray said that the Bureau has identified four primary areas of concern regarding the payment system: transparency, security and access.