Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra recently addressed The Mortgage Collaborative National Conference recounting the Congressional response to the mortgage industry crisis that began in 2008 that resulted in the creation of the CFPB. Mr. Chopra emphasized that challenges to the validity and authority of the CFPB could hurt the stability of the U.S.… Continue Reading
In his remarks at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual meeting in Boston on October 25, Director Cordray signaled that mortgage servicing will continue to be a focus of CFPB supervisory and enforcement activity, with the CFPB taking a rigorous approach to compliance.
While noting that the CFPB has seen “some progress” in compliance with CFPB mortgage servicing rules,” most notably efforts by certain servicers to adequately staff up effective compliance management programs,” Director Cordray stated that “many troubling issues persist.” … Continue Reading
On June 26, 2014, I participated in a panel presentation at the MBA Strategic Markets and Diversity Summit, in Washington, D.C. Stuart Ishimaru, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, also sat on the panel.
The presentation focused on Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Act and the proposed Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies and Practices (the Proposed Standards).… Continue Reading