Alternative data, machine learning, blockchain and document digitalization in securitization deals have the potential to improve credit quality, but they are untested and come with risks, says Moody’s.
JPMorgan Chase has issued its first ABS transaction backed by credit card receivables through Chase Issuance Trust since May 2018. A wildcard to the deal, however, is a pending lawsuit involving the issuance trust.
According to industry consultant Joe Garrett, a spot poll was conducted at the recent Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference, showing that mortgage executives have two key concerns these days: loan officer retention and mortgage banker conversion to brokers.
During a congressional oversight hearing, House Financial Services Committee members grilled CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger on the bureau’s interpretation of the abusiveness standard, plans to reform the qualified-mortgage rule and the controversial RESPA bulletin.