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CFPB PUBLISHES FALL 2019 UNIFIED AGENDA

Recently the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its Fall 2019 rulemaking agenda. The agenda identifies the regulatory matters that the CFPB reasonably anticipates having under consideration during the period from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020. The following summaries a few key topics: Proposed Fair Debt Collection Rule (Regulation F) – The CFPB proposed Regulation F in May 2019.  Now the CFPB is testing consumer disclosures related to time-barred debt and, after testing, […]

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NMLS REGISTRATION RENEWAL BEGINS NOVEMBER 1

It’s that time of year again…the National Multistate Licensing System and Registry’s (NMLS) 2019 renewal period begins November 1 and continues through December 31. All Mortgage Loan Originators (MLO), as defined in Regulation G, 12 C.F.R. 1007, who are registered with the Registry are required to complete the annual registration renewal. One exception to the renewal requirement is for MLOs who completed their initial registration with the Registry less than 6 months prior to the end […]

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REGULATORY DEADLINE REMINDERS

July 1, 2019 is the effective date for two major compliance events. This is a reminder that some of you have a lot of work to complete in the next 20 business days. Mandatory Acceptance of Private Flood Insurance – Starting on Monday July 1, 2019 all financial institutions must be in compliance with the new Mandatory Purchase Requirements for Private Flood Insurance. By that date your policy and procedures must be updated and your […]

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REVISED UNIFORM RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOAN APPLICATION: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW

Revised Uniform Residential Mortgage Loan Application: What You Need to Know Now Every mortgage lender has to make some tough decisions in the coming months about how to handle the revised uniform residential mortgage loan application.  The following video provides some basic information about the revision process.   […]

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NEW FEDERAL REGISTRY RESOURCE CENTER OPENS

On April 2, 2012 the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry opened a new Federal Registry Resource Center. Everything needed for Federal Registration is available in the new center, including all Quick Guides, instructions and reference materials that pertain to Federal Registration. The new Center is available at: https://fedregistry.nationwidelicensingsystem.org/Pages/default.aspx […]

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