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CFPB Has Authority to Bring Actions Against a Non-Depository Institution’s Related Persons; Are Payday Lenders Next?

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act grants to the U.S. Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the “CFPB”) the power to bring actions against “related persons” of non-depository institutions. A...more

6/23/2014 - CFPB Corporate Officers Directors Dodd-Frank Financial Companies Liability Payday Loans Personal Liability RESPA

Does A Consumer’s Exercise of a Rescission Right Mean that the Loan Is Automatically Rescinded? Perhaps Not, According to One...

In Baker v. Bank of America, N.A., No. 5:13-CV-92-F, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9578 (E.D.N.C. Jan. 27, 2014), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina held that even if a consumer timely...more

5/21/2014 - Bank of America Banks Fair Lending Lending Rescission TILA

Some QM Relief in Sight? CFPB Proposes Amendment to QM Rule Which Will Permit Creditors to Cure Inadvertent QM Violations Through...

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the “CFPB”) announced April 30 that it is proposing amendments to Regulation Z that will, among other things, permit a creditor that believes in good faith that it has made a...more

5/5/2014 - CFPB Proposed Amendments Qualified Mortgage Rule Regulation Z

The End Is In Sight? Deutsche Bank Claims Victory In Defense Of A Repurchase Claim Based Upon Statute Of Limitations

A unit of Deutsche Bank won dismissal of a suit brought by mortgage bond investors after a New York state appeals court determined the claims for loan repurchase and indemnity were subject to a six-year statute of limitations...more

1/2/2014 - Deutsche Bank Indemnification Repurchases Statute of Limitations

Commissioner of California Department of Business Oversight Issues Order on Designated Point of Contact for Delivery of Emails

The Commissioner of the California Department of Business Oversight on November 22 issued an order directing all DBO licensees (which would include California Finance Lender licensees and residential mortgage lender...more

12/23/2013 - Email Mortgages NMLS

OCC Issues New Risk Management Guidance For Third Party Relationships

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency published on October 30, 2013 a new Guidance relating to risk management for third party relationships. This Guidance rescinds OCC Bulletin 2001-47, “Third-Party Relationships:...more

11/15/2013 - CFPB OCC Risk Management Third-Party Relationships Third-Party Risk

Is Everybody A Debt Collector? CFPB Proposes New Rules That Could Subject Creditors That Collect On Their Own Debts To New Debt...

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering new rules to govern debt collection practices that could radically change the debt collection regulatory landscape and for the first time include creditors that are...more

11/15/2013 - CFPB Creditors Debt Debt Collection

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