Thomas Ressler

Editor, Inside the CFPB, Small Business Tax News

Recent Stories From this Author

Ocwen Settles With Arkansas, DC, Tennessee; Hatchet Now Buried With 20 Jurisdictions
October 17, 2017 Investors are still waiting for Ocwen’s biggest outstanding dispute – the one with the CFPB – to be settled, one way or the...

CFPB Eyeballing New Disclosures for Reverse Mortgages?
October 17, 2017 In recent months, the consumer bureau has expressed concerns about the risks associated with reverse mortgages.

CFPB Enforcement Chief Anthony Alexis to Depart
October 16, 2017 Before joining the bureau in 2012, Alexis was a complex litigation and white collar partner at the Mayer Brown law firm in...

GSEs Continue Adapting Seller Requirements to Conform with HMDA Changes
October 12, 2017 Fannie and Freddie continue to tweak their systems and processes to accommodate the new mandates, which kick in January 1…

Ocwen Settles Servicing Disputes with Two More States
October 12, 2017 In all of these agreements, Ocwen neither admitted nor denied liability…

IG: CFPB Pushed Examiners into the Field Before They Were Ready
October 11, 2017 Some examiners did not receive adequate training or developmental opportunities, the IG said…

Credit Report Gripes Filed with the CFPB Go Sky High
October 11, 2017 Gripes to the bureau leapt by 53.4 percent on a sequential basis…

Did the Department of Justice Ever Opine in the CFPB Case? Hard to Say…
October 10, 2017 No one’s talking, and there’s been no indication that the DOJ has even filed a brief in the Ocwen case…

Average SFR Vacancy Rate Increased in August, but Investor Demand Remains Strong
October 9, 2017 “Only two single-borrower, single-family rental securitizations posted a retention rate below 70.0 percent,” Morningstar said…

CFPB Gives Servicers More Flexibility in Dealing with Troubled Borrowers
October 5, 2017 The interim final rule becomes effective on October 19…

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