CFPB shares ex parte disclosure policy

Comments submitted during the rule-making process can be made public according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Policy on Ex Parte Presentations in Rulemaking Proceedings, made public on Aug. 19.

Will the CFPB regulate Wal-Mart?

Bankers may not be squaring off against Wal-Mart in regard to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but they will be watching to see how and when the retailer will fall under the Bureau’s oversight.

ABA Casts Dire Warning About Proposed Mortgage Rules

“Piecemeal regulation” under Dodd-Frank is, and will continue to be, so costly and unsustainable that community banks must examine whether they can continue to offer certain products and services – particularly in the mortgage lending area.

Back to business as usual for Elizabeth Warren?

Is Elizabeth Warren still considering a Senate run? That’s the question pundits are asking as the former de facto head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau returns to Harvard Law School.

Comments due Aug. 10 on mortgage forms, Round 3

Comments are due Wednesday, August 10, for Round 3 of the CFPB’s “Know Before You Owe” project, the result of which will be a new, combined Truth in Lending/RESPA mortgage disclosure form.

Proposed Rule Makes Three Key Changes to AMTPA

The CFPB has published for public comment an interim final rule regarding the Alternative Mortgage Transaction Parity Act (AMTPA). Public comments on the rule are due Sept. 22, 2011.

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