State Regulators

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April 16, 2018 - Inside the CFPB

States Set to Fill the CFPB Vacuum to Protect Consumers

States are dedicating more resources for consumer protection in financial services to fill the vacuum of a potentially less aggressive CFPB. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, D, recently said in a press release that he and Gov. Phil Murphy, D, will “fill the void left by the Trump administration’s pullback of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,” and create what they referred to as a “state-level CFPB.” Murphy will name Paul Rodriguez as the director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs ...


March 16, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Trends

Detailed Disclosures Can Smooth M&A Approvals

Approvals by state regulators and federal agencies of mortgage-related mergers and acquisitions can drag on for a variety of reasons, but lenders and servicers can help speed the process by providing detailed disclosures, according to industry attorneys. Keisha Whitehall Wolfe, counsel at the law firm of Mayer Brown, suggested providing regulators with details about what is changing at a company due to pending M&A activity and what isn’t changing. She suggested providing a ...


March 9, 2018 - Inside MBS & ABS

New York AG Announces Major Settlement with RBS over Allegedly Deceptive MBS Practices

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman this week announced a $500 million settlement with Royal Bank of Scotland to resolve allegations of misconduct in the sale and issuance of non-agency MBS leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.


Poll

What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.

35%

I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.

14%

Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.

12%

We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!

39%