Compliance

Under Criticism, FDIC Amends Exam Appeals Process

The FDIC board today voted to propose amendments to its supervisory guidelines that would expand banks’ rights to appeal exam decisions and improve consistency with other agencies’ appeals processes and issue examination guidance for third-party lending.

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CFPB Proposes Amendments to TRID Rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today proposed certain changes to the TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures, including some advocated by ABA to improve the ability of lenders to comply with TRID and avoid unnecessary constrictions of mortgage credit.

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FinCEN Expands Scope of Geographic Targeting Orders

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today expanded the scope of its Geographic Targeting Orders temporarily requiring certain U.S. title insurance companies in targeted areas to identify the individuals behind companies used to conduct high-end, all-cash real estate transactions.

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Study: Community Banks Persist in Mortgage Servicing

Community financial institutions have expanded their share of the mortgage servicing market since 2008, even as new servicing rules and the Basel III capital treatment of mortgage service rights have made servicing home loans more expensive, according to a study released yesterday by the Government Accountability Office.

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Agencies Issue Final Updates to CRA Q&As

The federal banking agencies issued revised questions and answers today on Community Reinvestment Act compliance. In their final guidance, the agencies clarified nine of the 10 proposed Q&As.

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