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AGENCIES PROPOSE NEW PRIVATE FLOOD INSURANCE Q&AS

On March 11, 2021, the OCC, Board, FDIC, FCA, and NCUA proposed to supplement the Interagency Flood Insurance Questions and Answers with new interagency questions and answers related to the private flood insurance rules. These newly proposed Questions and Answers Regarding Private Flood Insurance are in addition to the  Proposed Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Flood Insurance that the Agencies released in 2020. In 2020 the Agencies stated in their proposed revisions that since the […]

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CFPB RESCINDS ABUSIVE POLICY STATEMENT

On January 24, 2020 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) approved a Policy Statement that was intended to clarify the meaning of “abusive” in Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices. Compliance Resource informed you of this in our blog early last year. The statement provided a framework for the CFPB’s exercise of its supervisory and enforcement authority to address abusive acts or practices in an effort to provide a common-sense framework on how the […]

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CFPB ENFORCING BAN ON DISCRIMINATION BASED ON GENDER IDENTITY OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION

On March 9, 2021 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published an interpretative rule entitled Equal Credit Opportunity (Regulation B); Discrimination on the Bases of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. The interpretative rule: Clarifies that, with respect to any aspect of a credit transaction, the prohibition against sex discrimination in the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Regulation B, which implements ECOA, encompasses sexual orientation discrimination and gender identity discrimination, including discrimination based on actual […]

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CFPB PROPOSES DELAY OF REVISED GENERAL QM RULE

On March 3, 2021 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would delay the mandatory compliance date of the General Qualified Mortgage (QM) final rule from July 1, 2021 to October 1, 2022. If the NPRM is finalized as proposed, the old, DTI-based General QM definition; the new, price-based General QM definition; and the GSE QM would all remain available as long as the lender received the consumer’s […]

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