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For those companies who pay attention to the always evolving regulatory environment as we do at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, you have likely heard the debate regarding the validity of rules promulgated by organizations...more
The Third Circuit has now joined the Fourth Circuit in ruling that a lawsuit seeking rescission filed more than there years after loan consummation is timely as long as the borrower sent a written notice of rescission within...more
Rule lists criteria that lenders must consider in determining a prospective borrower has the ability to repay a loan and defines Dodd-Frank's concept of a "qualified mortgage."
On January 10, the Consumer Financial...more
Congress in the Dodd-Frank Act responded to concerns about the quality of mortgage loans by establishing incentives for lenders to seek to ensure that borrowers had the ability to repay mortgage loans made to them. In...more
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) amended the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to provide for an expanded ability-to-repay requirement for the mortgage lending industry. The Consumer...more
On Thursday, January 10, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its final rule on the ability-to-repay requirements, including the definition of “Qualified Mortgage,” that was mandated by the...more
On January 10, the CFPB issued a final rule, effective January 10, 2014, requiring mortgage lenders to consider consumers’ ability to repay mortgage loans and regarding the “qualified mortgage” (QM) definition....more
On January 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final rule, as mandated by provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (DFA), which requires mortgage lenders to consider...more
The CFPB has issued its long-awaited ability to repay/qualified mortgage rule, and at first glance, it appears to warrant cautious optimism for the mortgage industry....more