The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against Commonwealth Equity Group, LLC, which does business as Key Credit Repair, and its president and owner Nikitas Tsoukales.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors have issued a guide describing borrowers’ rights to mortgage payment forbearance and foreclosure protection under federal law.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a final rule covering remittances transfers which raises the reporting threshold for those institutions making relatively few annual remittances.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued clarifications to make it easier for consumers with urgent financial needs to obtain access to mortgage credit more quickly in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued guidance that mortgage servicers should use to facilitate compliance and prevent harm to consumers during the transfer of residential mortgages.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule raising the loan-volume coverage thresholds for financial institutions reporting data under the Home Mortgage Reporting Act.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interim final rule to temporarily defer real estate-related appraisals and evaluations under interagency appraisal regulations.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has settled with Cottonwood Financial, Ltd., over a number of consumer protection violations.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a number of changes to help consumers and regulated businesses amid the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. It suspended several data collection requirements, tweaked its examination structure and joined other federal regulators in urging financial institutions to work with impacted customers.
A Senate democrat urged federal financial regulators to shelve rulemaking projects that aren’t related to the coronavirus pandemic, and suggested the agencies’ priority be protecting the financial system and mitigating economic fallout from the outbreak.