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CFPB Offers Lenders a Helping Hand

Since the initial implementation of these rules, the CFPB has made several moves to expand the definitions of “small creditor” and “rural area,” but before the HELP Act, smaller lenders were only eligible for special provisions if more than half its loans were in rural or underserved areas.

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CFPB Director Defends Agency’s Decisions

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CFPB Director Richard Cordray faced intense criticism from the committee's Republicans, particularly Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), who said that Congress has made the Director a “dictator” and given him power that is “amazing, frightening, and tragic.”

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CFPB’s Authority in Question over Legal Battle

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One case in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's portfolio has many in the mortgage industry questioning whether or not the organization's power and authority is used unjustly. Unlike other government agencies, the power of the agency is left on one man's shoulders: CFPB Director Richard Cordray.

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Handle HMDA With Care

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Michael Flynn, a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Financial Institutions Group sat down with MReport to explain how the HMDA rule is shaking up the mortgage industry and advises on how to cope with the changes.

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