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CFPB Head Discusses Dodd-Frank

In his speech at the Chamber of Commerce 11th Annual Capital Markets Summit, CFPB Director Richard Cordray touched on Dodd-Frank, the Bureau’s role in the financial marketplace, and its efforts to improve and adapt regulations based on industry comment and need. The CFPB recognizes the burden of regulatory compliance placed on today’s financial organizations and is actively working to alleviate that weight, Cordray conveyed.

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Credit Complaints Amplify in Latest CFPB Report

According to the latest report from the CFPB, debt collection was the most-complained-about financial product or service, with 7,755 out of approximately 26,000. The second most-complained-about consumer product was credit reporting followed by mortgages. Montana, Georgia, and Missouri experienced the greatest year-to-year complaint volume increases.

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CFPB to Amend Equal Credit Opportunity Act

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a proposal to amend certain regulations in the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA). The intent is to provide additional flexibility for mortgage lenders in the collection of consumer ethnicity and race information. The proposed ...

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CFPB to Re-Examine Regulation

The qualified mortgage rule, a standard set up to make sure borrowers can repay their mortgages, as well as other mortgage servicing and home lending regulations are set to come up for review. The CFPB wants to “try to see what the real-world effects on the market” these regulations have.

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The Road Ahead

With an uncertain regulatory environment, new data requirements, and promising technological opportunities all intersecting, mortgage originators face a winding road as they navigate through 2017. Editor's note: this feature originally appeared in the March issue of DS News.

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D.C. Circuit Rejects Intervention in CFPB Case

The case, as previously reported by DS News, sees New Jersey-based lender PHH Corp. trying to overturn a $109 million penalty issued by the CFPB in June 2015 over alleged violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.

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