Tag Archives: RESPA

CFPB Dismisses PHH Lawsuit

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney announced today that the bureau will drop its case against mortgage lender PHH Corp.

Read More »

Appeals Court Upholds Constitutionality of CFPB

A federal appeals court today upheld the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s leadership structure -- a single powerful director who can be removed by the president only “for cause,” not at will -- reversing a three-judge panel’s decision in 2016.

Read More »

Full Circuit Court to Hear Appeal of CFPB Structure Case

The full D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today agreed to hear the appeal in PHH Mortgage v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a closely watched case over whether the CFPB’s leadership structure -- a single powerful director who cannot be removed at will by the president -- is constitutional.

Read More »

Court Tightens Reins on CFPB Director’s Authority

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s leadership structure -- a single powerful director who cannot be removed at will by the president -- is unconstitutional, according to a ruling by a panel of judges on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today.

Read More »

CFPB Guidance Reiterates Changed Approach to RESPA Section 8

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.

Read More »