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HTMLFintech—Moving Toward a Regulatory Framework, The OCC Whitepaper on Responsible Innovation
Anna Gryska, Norman R. Miller; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 3, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016
On March 31, 2016, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the OCC) released a whitepaper addressing responsible innovation in the federal banking system, particularly as it relates to financial technology, or “fintech” for short. The report does not discuss any specific...

 

HTMLIn the ‘Shadow Wood’ of SFR: Nevada Supreme Court Weighs in on Lender HOA Challenges
Jacob D. Bundick, Sean A. Gordon, Jennifer L. Gray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 7, 2016, previously published on February 23, 2016
In a September 2014 ruling, the Nevada Supreme Court jolted the lending community by holding that a homeowners association’s (HOA) non-judicial foreclosure sale can extinguish a mortgage lender’s previously-recorded first deed of trust on a property if that foreclosure is to recover...

 

HTMLCFPB Issues Final Rule Amending HMDA Reporting Requirements
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2015, previously published on October 21, 2015
On Oct. 15, the CPFB issued a final rule amending the reporting requirements of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). HMDA requires mortgage lenders to report certain information about the loans for which they receive applications or that they originate or purchase. Regulators and the public may...

 

HTMLCFPB Issues Guidance on Marketing Services Agreements and RESPA Compliance
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2015, previously published on October 21, 2015
On Oct. 8, the CFPB issued a compliance bulletin on the use of marketing services agreements and compliance with the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). Section 8 of RESPA prohibits the payment of kickbacks and referral fees for settlement services provided in mortgage transactions. With...

 

HTMLCFPB Enforcement Action Against Indirect Auto Finance Company
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2015, previously published on October 21, 2015
On Oct. 1, the CFPB announced an enforcement action against an indirect auto finance company and its auto title lending subsidiary for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA).

 

HTMLCFPB Considering Proposal to Ban Certain Arbitration Clauses
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2015, previously published on October 21, 2015
On Oct. 7, the CFPB announced a proposed outline of a rule that would ban financial institutions from including in their contracts mandatory arbitration clauses that ban consumers from pursuing class action lawsuits and require institutions to report individual arbitration outcomes to the CFPB.

 

HTMLCFPB Releases Spring 2015 Rulemaking Agenda
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 7, 2015
The CFPB recently released its spring 2015 rulemaking agenda as required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act. It described the following upcoming rulemakings:

 

HTMLCFPB Enforcement Action Against National Mortgage Servicer
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015
On April 21, the CFPB announced a joint enforcement action with the Federal Trade Commission against a national mortgage servicing company that specializes in servicing delinquent loans. The complaint alleges that the mortgage servicer violated various consumer protection laws and injured borrowers...