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Volume 25 - Number 13

June 23, 2014

Regulatory Environment Will Need 10 Years to Stabilize, ABA Rep Says

Rod Alba, senior regulatory counsel for the American Bankers Association, told attendees at this year’s ABA regulatory compliance conference it will take the mortgage industry roughly 10 years for all the new rulemakings issued and still pending at the CFPB and elsewhere to reach a point of finality, stability and certainty. “I’ve said that it would take us possibly a full decade to get through all the rulemaking we have with mortgages. We’ve started about two or three years ago with the first being proposed and now at the beginning of this year with some of the rules [taking effect],” he said. Why a decade? “Well, not all the rules are done yet. As you know, we still have the ...

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