07.19.18

June 2018 Loan Document Compliance Recap

If you were out enjoying the sun, the beach and the summer in June, it might have been easy to miss some compliance changes and document updates. To help you catch back up, in this month’s compliance recap, we spotlight key lending-related compliance issues and document changes that occurred in June. For more details on any of these important changes, follow the links below to visit our compliance blog.

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05.10.18

Above and Beyond the Law: How to Maintain Loan Document Compliance in the Secondary Market

In mortgage lending, just following the requirements of regulatory agencies and the law is often not enough.

Faced with ambiguous language and constantly shifting revisions and interpretations of key regulations, many investors adopt a more conservative approach to compliance. This requires lenders looking to sell their loans on the secondary market to not only comply with the law but to also understand and follow the additional standards investors require when purchasing mortgages.

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05.03.18

Managing Compliance Risk for Consumer Lending Documents

In a previous post, we pointed to the significant increase in consumer lending that we’ve seen over the past 12 months. While mortgage lenders typically don’t pay much attention to these lower balance, non-collateralized personal loans, they represent a promising growth area for financial institutions.

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03.08.18

TRID Compliance Means More Paper for Lenders, For Now

For many years, one of the primary benefits touted by advocates of electronic mortgage lending was the concept of moving to a paperless loan process. However, with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rules that went into effect in 2015, eliminating paper – and its respective costs – is still a challenge for lenders making the move to digital.

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01.12.18

Ensuring TRID Compliance Under Updated Rule

On December 6, 2017 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published an updated version of the “TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Guide to the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure forms”. The new guide included updates and amendments, which the CFPB hoped would provide illustrations for how the final rule is issued in July 2017 should be implemented.

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11.16.17

MBA Annual 2017 – Digital Mortgage and Regulatory Changes

Denver, Colo. was invaded by leaders from the mortgage space, all eager to learn more about what’s to come in 2018 and get a firsthand look at the latest technology innovations aimed at simplifying and optimizing processes and improving the borrower experience. Along with a trade show floor full of new product and service offerings, MBA Annual 2017 offered attendees the opportunity to sit in on an array of sessions tackling key topics such as HMDA, digital mortgage and regulatory changes not to mention a motivating session on leadership led by five-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning.

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