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FINAL HMDA REVISIONS PUBLISHED

On October 10 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a rule that completes portions of the proposed rule, issued last May, to revise the Regulation C coverage thresholds and complete partial Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (EGRRCPA) exemptions.. The good news is the final rule: Extends for another two years, until January 1, 2022, the current temporary coverage threshold of 500 open-end lines of credit. For data collection years 2020 and […]

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TRID AND THE END OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Daylight Saving Time (DT) ends on November 3, 2019 at 2:00 a.m. What does DT have to do with TRID? The TRID rules under Regulation Z require creditors to disclose the time zone applicable to its location when disclosing the date and time the interest rate lock and estimate of closing costs will expire on the loan estimate. As a result, financial institutions located in areas that observe DT need to remember to change the […]

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PAYDAY LOAN RULES APPLY TO YOU – ARE YOU READY?

The Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans (Payday Loan) Rule has been unfolding for years. Parts of the rule officially took effect on August 19, 2019; the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has delayed the underwriting rules until November 19, 2020, and has further proposed eliminating those rules altogether. The August 19 date has been temporarily postponed by a court order. Some lenders need to build a comprehensive compliance management system (CMS) to […]

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REMITTANCE TRANSFER RULE CONSENT ORDER

On August 27, 2019 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a settlement with Maxitransfers Corporation (Maxi), a company that serves consumers looking to send money overseas. This is the CFPB’s first enforcement action based on violations of the Remittance Transfer Rule, which implements the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA). Maxi provides remittance transfer services from more than 1,600 third-party locations in the U.S., such as grocery stores and pharmacies, to over 19,500 payment locations […]

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PROPOSED HMDA CHANGES – COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED

On August 2, 2019 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) extended the comment period for specific aspects of the proposed Regulation C rule published in the Federal Register on May 13, 2019 (May 2019 Proposal) from June 12, 2019 to October 15, 2019. The May 2019 Proposal proposed amendments to Regulation C relating to the coverage thresholds for reporting data on closed-end mortgage loans and open-end lines of credit and partial exemptions under the Home Mortgage Disclosure […]

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