The Week Ahead

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger appears before the Senate Banking Committee this Tuesday, Mar. 10 to deliver The Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress.

Industry Briefs

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding collection of time-barred debt.

Industry Briefs

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding collection of time-barred debt.

Industry Briefs

The Federal Housing Finance Agency selected Houlihan Lokey Capital Inc. as a financial advisor to assist in development and implementation of a roadmap to “responsibly end the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.”

MBA, Trade Groups Ask Agencies to Delay Credit Risk Retention Rule

The Mortgage Bankers Association and three dozen other industry groups sent a letter Friday to federal agencies, asking them to delay a review of the federal Credit Risk Retention final rule until the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalizes its Qualified Mortgage definition.

MBA, Trade Groups Ask Agencies to Delay Credit Risk Retention Rule

The Mortgage Bankers Association and three dozen other industry groups sent a letter Friday to federal agencies, asking them to delay a review of the federal Credit Risk Retention final rule until the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalizes its Qualified Mortgage definition.

CFPB Clarifies Treatment of ‘Compliance Aids’

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday issued a Policy Statement announcing a new designation for certain Bureau guidance materials, referred to as “Compliance Aids.”

The CFPB Policy Statement on ‘Abusive Acts or Practices:’ What it Means

On Friday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a policy statement providing a “common-sense framework” on how it intends to apply the “abusiveness” standard in supervision and enforcement matters–a clarification long-awaited by Mortgage Bankers Association and the real estate finance community.

CFPB Clarifies Treatment of ‘Compliance Aids’

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday issued a Policy Statement announcing a new designation for certain Bureau guidance materials, referred to as “Compliance Aids.”

The CFPB Policy Statement on ‘Abusive Acts or Practices:’ What it Means

On Friday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a policy statement providing a “common-sense framework” on how it intends to apply the “abusiveness” standard in supervision and enforcement matters–a clarification long-awaited by Mortgage Bankers Association and the real estate finance community.