Consumer Lending

Mortgage Loan Originators Alert – Deadline 7/29 (Today)

Under the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (S.A.F.E. Act) and the financial institution regulatory agencies' final rules (Federal Register), residential mortgage loan originators employed by banks must register with the Registry, obtain a unique identifier from the Registry, and maintain their registrations by July 29, 2011.

On the IBAT website you will find helpful information on S.A.F.E. Act compliance.

Assessing the Impact of the New Debit Card Interchange Rules Effective October 1, 2011

Assessing the Impact of the New Debit Card Interchange Rules Effective October 1, 2011


Monday, August 29, 2011

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Pacific
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Mountain
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Central
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Eastern

Lending Compliance Summit

Why you should attend the Lending Compliance Summit:

With foreclosures on the rise, more and more attention is being given to residential mortgage lending by Congress, the Texas Legislature and regulators. Significant changes to Regulation Z have been made by the Fed. In addition, the new administration has elected to NOT delay the implementation of sweeping RESPA changes. At the same time, Fair Lending enforcement is being aggressively pursued.

Mortgage Servicers' Latest Troubles

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American Banker  |  Tuesday, July 12, 2011
By Kate Berry

The price of being a good neighbor can be steep for banks foreclosing on condominiums and homes in planned communities.


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