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.

MBA, Trade Groups Raise Concerns over TRID Brokered Transactions

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a letter this week to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said as the Bureau assesses the effectiveness of its TRID Integrated Disclosure Rule it should reconsider provisions of the rule regarding wholesale creditors and brokered transactions.

MBA, Trade Groups Raise Concerns over TRID Brokered Transactions

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a letter this week to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said as the Bureau assesses the effectiveness of its TRID Integrated Disclosure Rule it should reconsider provisions of the rule regarding wholesale creditors and brokered transactions.

Stanley C. Middleman: Are Non-banks Really a Systemic Risk?

The Financial Stability Oversight Council issued its annual report in December where it identified the growth of nonbank mortgage origination and servicing as a risk to the U.S. financial system. But is this really correct?

Stanley C. Middleman: Are Non-banks Really a Systemic Risk?

The Financial Stability Oversight Council issued its annual report in December where it identified the growth of nonbank mortgage origination and servicing as a risk to the U.S. financial system. But is this really correct?

Stanley C. Middleman: Are Non-banks Really a Systemic Risk?

The Financial Stability Oversight Council issued its annual report in December where it identified the growth of nonbank mortgage origination and servicing as a risk to the U.S. financial system. But is this really correct?

Stanley C. Middleman: Are Non-banks Really a Systemic Risk?

The Financial Stability Oversight Council issued its annual report in December where it identified the growth of nonbank mortgage origination and servicing as a risk to the U.S. financial system. But is this really correct?

MBA, Trade Groups File Amici Brief on Constitutionality of CFPB Structure

The Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Home Builders this week filed a neutral amici brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could determine the future structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

CFPB to Assess Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said it would conduct and assessment on the TRID Integrated Disclosure Rule under the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.