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FFIEC ANNOUNCES NEW APR AND APY COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS

On April 16, 2020 the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) announced the availability of FFIEC Federal Disclosure Computational Tools, including the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) Computational Tool and the Annual Percentage Yield (APY) Computational Tool. The FFIEC member agencies collaborated to develop the Federal Disclosure Computational Tools, which will assist financial institutions in their efforts to comply with the consumer protection laws and regulations. The APR Computational Tool is designed to streamline the process […]

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2020 HMDA GUIDE

On February 12, 2020 the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) published its 2020 version of A Guide to HMDA Reporting – Getting It Right. The Guide, which has been published since 1998, provides a summary of responsibilities and requirements, directions for assembling the necessary tools, and instructions for reporting HMDA data. The 2020 version is updated to include information from the final rule published by the CFPB in October 2019. Primarily, the 2020 Guide […]

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DETAILS ON 2018 HMDA DATA

On August 31, 2019 the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) announced the availability of data on mortgage lending transactions at 5,683 U.S. financial institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). Covered institutions include banks, savings associations, credit unions, and mortgage companies. The released information includes loan-level HMDA data covering 2018 lending activity that were submitted on or before August 7, 2019. The data include a total of 48 data points providing information […]

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2018 HMDA DATA AVAILABLE

On August 30 the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) announced the availability of data on mortgage lending transactions at 5,683 U.S. financial institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). The data include a total of 48 data points providing information about the applicants, the property securing the loan or proposed to secure the loan in the case of non-originated applications, the transaction, and identifiers. Many of the data points are available for […]

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PREPAID ACCOUNTS – EXAMINATION PROCEDURES

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has released examination procedures for Prepaid Accounts to incorporate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) amendments to Regulation E and Regulation Z. The examination procedures may be helpful to financial institutions seeking to better understand how examiners will evaluate an institution’s compliance with the prepaid account rule.. On October 3, 2016, the CFPB published its Final Rule for Prepaid Accounts to create comprehensive consumer protections for prepaid accounts. Specifically, the […]

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