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CUNA Comments on CFPB Senior Financial Exploitation Request

Aug
27
CUNA Comments on CFPB Senior Financial Exploitation Request

On August 20, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) submitted a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on its request for information on senior financial exploitation.  In the comment letter, CUNA supports efforts by the CFPB to help seniors avoid financial exploitation and to encourage responsible decisions regarding financial management.  Credit unions offer a broad range of financial services to meet th

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CFPB Roundtable Meeting On TILA/RESPA/HOEPA Proposals

Aug
27
CFPB Roundtable Meeting On TILA/RESPA/HOEPA Proposals

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently held a roundtable meeting to discuss the proposed rule and forms to combine certain disclosures required under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) with disclosures required under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), as well as the proposed rule to implement recent changes to the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HO

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Missouri Federal Lawmakers Ask CFPB to Delay, Study Remittances Regulation

Aug
20
Missouri Federal Lawmakers Ask CFPB to Delay, Study Remittances Regulation

Missouri Federal Lawmakers Ask CFPB to Delay and Study Remittances Regulation

Four Missouri members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter encouraging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to delay and study the impact of its proposed remittances regulation, Section 1073 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  There is concern that the final rules as written will drastically curtail the availability of international transfers to consumers.

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Joint Agencies Propose Rule on Appraisal Requirements for "Higher-Risk" Mortgage Loans

Aug
20
Joint Agencies Propose Rule on Appraisal Requirements for "Higher-Risk" Mortgage Loans

On the same day as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed its own rule on appraisals and valuations discussed above, the joint federal banking regulators, including National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and the CFPB, proposed a separate rule concerning the appraisal requirements relating to “higher-risk” mortgage loans.  General comments on this rule are also due on October 15, 2012, and this rule is also required to be finalized by the agencies by January 21, 2013. 

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CFPB Proposed Rule on Appraisals & Valuations

Aug
20
CFPB Proposed Rule on Appraisals & Valuations

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a new rule on appraisals and valuations.  General comments are due by October 15, 2012, and the CFPB is required to finalize the rule not later than January 21, 2013.  The proposed rule would amend Regulation B, which implements the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and would apply to applications for credit where the loan would be secured by a first lien on a dwelling. 

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Proposed Mortgage Servicing Rules Issued by CFPB

Aug
10
Proposed Mortgage Servicing Rules Issued by CFPB

The CFPB today issued two proposals to implement provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act regarding servicing of mortgage loans.

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"Finance Charge" Changes Under CFPB's RESPA/TILA Proposed Rule

Aug
06
"Finance Charge" Changes Under CFPB's RESPA/TILA Proposed Rule

As part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) 1099-page proposed RESPA/TILA rule, the CFPB is proposing some significant changes to Section 1026.4 of Regulation Z which defines the “finance charge.”  Importantly, these proposed changes will result in a more inclusive finance charge, which, absent further action by the CFPB, will increase the number of closed-end mortga

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CFPB Issues: CUNA's CHART and Advocacy

Aug
06
CFPB Issues: CUNA's CHART and Advocacy

Credit unions and leagues are very concerned about the number, scope, and heft of current and developing Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regulations. The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) shares those concerns.

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CUNA Comment Letters

Jul
26
CUNA Comment Letters

CUNA Comments on CFPB Proposal re Disclosure of Consumer Complaint Data

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CFPB Posts Its Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda

Jul
23
CFPB Posts Its Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda

Early during the week of July 16, 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) posted its semi-annual update of its rulemaking agenda.  The last one that was published was the Fall 2011 agenda, which was made public in January.

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