Following years of discussion about the wisdom of “national servicing standards” and piecemeal efforts to impose rules of conduct through enforcement actions against individual servicers, the Consumer Financial Protection...more
On August 10, 2012, the U.S. Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the “CFPB”) released two proposed rules (the “Proposed Rules”) intended to implement the mortgage servicing provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform...more
On August 10, 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued two notices containing rules intended to protect homeowners from errors and abuses by their mortgage servicers.
The proposed rules would...more
The mortgage finance system in the United States is under radical reconstruction as a result of the events of 2007-2009. The Dodd-Frank Act (Dodd-Frank) impacts mortgage origination, servicing and securitization through a...more
On April 10, 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) outlined new rules it is proposing to adopt to increase accountability and transparency in the mortgage servicing industry. Pursuant to its authority under...more