Matthew Saunig

Matthew Saunig

Ballard Spahr LLP

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Another Agency Adopts the Uniform State Test

Another state agency has announced that it will be adopting the new national MLO test with the Uniform State Content. The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking will adopt the test effective...more

7/30/2013 - MLO Licenses

Nevada Adopts Uniform State Test and Exempts Loan Processors and Underwriters from MLO Licensure

Another state agency has announced that it will be adopting the new national MLO test with the Uniform State Content. The Nevada Department of Business and Industry will adopt the test effective January 1, 2014....more

6/20/2013 - Exemptions Licenses MLO Licenses Mortgages Underwriting

Vermont Amends Provision Governing Mortgage Brokers Engaging in Loan Processing or Underwriting

Vermont recently provided an exemption from the requirement that mortgage brokers provide a mortgage broker agreement in instances where the broker acts as an independent contractor loan processor or underwriter for a...more

6/3/2013 - Exemptions Independent Contractors Loans Mortgage Brokers Mortgages New Legislation Underwriting

Washington Amends Scope of Mortgage Broker Licensing Requirement

The state of Washington has recently amended its mortgage broker licensing statute. Under the new amendment, anyone who performs or holds themselves out as being able to provide residential mortgage loan modification services...more

5/8/2013 - Brokers Licensing Rules Loan Modifications Mortgages

Oklahoma Adds a Mortgage Lender License

Oklahoma recently amended its Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act to add a Mortgage Lender License. A mortgage lender is defined as any entity that takes an application for a residential mortgage loan,...more

5/8/2013 - HUD Lenders Licensing Rules Mortgages

Three More Agencies Adopt the Uniform State Test

Three more state agencies have announced that they will be adopting the new national MLO test with the Uniform State Content. The Wyoming Division of Banking, Indiana Secretary of State, and Montana Division of Banking and...more

5/7/2013 - Adoption Uniform State Test

Arkansas Revises Licensing Exemption

Arkansas recently revised certain exemptions from the Fair Mortgage Lending Act. Previously, a subsidiary of a state or federally chartered bank, savings bank, savings and loan association, or credit union was exempt from the...more

5/6/2013 - Exemptions FMLA Licenses

Mortgage Banking Update - March 21, 2013

In This Issue: - Uniform State Test Implementation Nearing - Mortgage Servicer's Alleged Failure To Be Licensed Subjects Company to Claims under State and Federal Debt Collection Statutes - Sixth Circuit...more

3/21/2013 - Amount in Controversy CAFA Class Action Data Protection Debt Collection FDCPA Foreclosure FTC HOA Licenses Liens Mobile Payments Mortgages Privity of Contract Res Judicata Robo-Signing SCOTUS Uniform State Test

Mortgage Banking Update - March 08, 2013

In This Issue: - Kentucky County Clerks Cannot Sue MERS for Failure To Record Mortgage Assignments, Sixth Circuit Rules - Bipartisan Policy Center Proposes New Directions for National Housing Policy - FTC...more

3/8/2013 - Assignments Class Action MERS Mortgages Recording Requirements

Mortgage Banking Update - February 21, 2013

In This Issue: - MERS Has Power To Assign Interest in Deed of Trust, Borrower Can Challenge Assignment of Mortgage, First Circuit Rules - Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Arizona Mortgage Class Action Alleging...more

2/21/2013 - CFPB Class Action Debt Collectors Deed of Trust Disclosure Requirements DOJ Fair Lending Fraud Information Sharing Interest Rates Licenses MERS Mortgage Loan Originators

Mortgage Banking Update - Febuary 06, 2013

In This Issue: - Settlement of Michigan Lending Discrimination Lawsuit Underscores Regulatory Focus on Equal Access to Credit - Industry Employers Should Prepare Now for Health Care Reform - Title...more

2/6/2013 - Affordable Care Act Agents Canning v NLRB CFPB Community State Bank Discrimination DOJ ECOA Employer Group Health Plans Equal Access to Credit FFIEC Healthcare Insurance Agents Negligence NLRB Pay or Play Race Discrimination Recess Appointments Richard Cordray Social Media Title Examination Title Insurance Underwriting

Mortgage Banking Update - January 25, 2013

In This Issues: - CFPB Generates Flurry of New Mortgage Banking Industry Rules - CFPB Issues Final ECOA Appraisal Rule - 20 State Agencies Adopt Uniform State MLO Testing - Mortgage Foreclosure Is Debt...more

1/25/2013 - Appraisal CAFA CFPB Class Action Debt Collectors FDCPA Foreclosure Licenses Mortgages Removal

Mortgage Banking Update - January 10, 2013

In This Issue: - Ohio Enacts the Nation's First Transitional MLO Licensing Law for Out-of-State MLOs - Noted Data Security and Privacy Attorney Amy Mushahwar Joins Ballard Spahr - Information Security...more

1/10/2013 - ADA Data Protection Debt Debt Collectors Investment Firms Mortgage Loan Originators Mortgages

Mortgage Banking Update - November 15, 2012

In This Issue: - CFPB Releases First "Supervisory Highlights" Report - CFPB Issues Bulletin on Appeals Procedure - Bank Regulators "Postpone" Effective Date of Basel III Capital Regime...more

11/15/2012

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