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CFPB ISSUES TRID GUIDANCE

On January 25, 2019 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released four Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Related to TRID. The first three questions deal with corrected disclosures and the three-day waiting period before closing. The final questions involves a form issue. The questions and answers are available below and by clicking here. If there is a change to the disclosed terms after the creditor provides the initial Closing Disclosure, is the creditor required to ensure the […]

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Final 2019 Lending Thresholds Released

On December 31, 2018, with the last few hours of 2018 quickly approaching, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has published the final lending threshold updates just in time for 2019. The updates include: The HMDA asset-size exemption threshold, increased from $45 million to $46 million. The final rule is available here. The Truth in Lending asset-size exemption for certain creditors to qualify for an exemption to the requirement to establish an escrow account for a […]

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Regulations Z, M and HPML Appraisal Thresholds Adjusted for 2019

On November 23, 2018 federal banking agencies released two threshold adjustments for 2019, the Regulation Z and M exemption thresholds and the HPML appraisal threshold. Regulation Z and M Exemption Threshold: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board) and the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the Bureau) published final rules amending commentary and interpretations of their regulations which implement the Truth in Lending Act and Consumer Leasing Act, including the Bureau’s […]

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TWO SMALL ENTITY COMPLIANCE GUIDES UPDATED FOR EGRRCPA

Last week the Bureau of Consumer financial Protection (BCFP) issued revised versions of the small entity compliance guides for the Loan Originator Rule and the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA) Rule. Both Guides are updated for changes resulting from the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (EGRRCPA). The Loan Originator Rule, among other requirements,  addresses loan originator compensation, defines the concept of a loan originator and addresses qualification and other requirements related […]

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REGULATION Z – SELECTED 2019 THRESHOLDS

On August 27, 2018 the Consumer financial Protection Bureau (CFPB published a final rule amending Regulation Z. The Bureau is required to calculate annually the dollar amounts for several provisions in Regulation Z; this final rule revises, as applicable, the dollar amounts for provisions implementing TILA and amendments to TILA, including under: The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (CARD Act); The Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act of 1994 (HOEPA); and […]

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