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Compliance Action, Volume 16, Number 16

January 06, 2012

Fair Lending: Countrywide's Primer (6 Action Steps)

By Lucy Griffin

The DOJ's historic settlement with Bank of America for violations of fair lending laws committed by Countrywide contains lessons on what should be included in a fair lending program and reveals how the DOJ looks at and analyzes factual patterns with respect to fair lending laws.

Action Training
Fair Lending Program: Essential Elements

By Lucy Griffin

Rulings in significant fair lending cases like the BofA/Countrywide settlement is a reminder to check over your fair lending program.

Compliance Notes

Compliance Calendar

In the Editor's Opinion
Long or Short?

By Lucy Griffin

Ever since disclosures were invented, we have faced the struggle between long and short. There are merits and drawbacks to both.

Compliance Q & A

Executive Editor:
Lucy H. Griffin, Esq.
Board of Advisors:
Patti Blenden
John S. Byrne, Esq.
David Battle
Robert P. Chamness
David Dickinson
Phillips G. Gay, Jr.
Barbara Hurst
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Michael D. Maher
Andy Zavoina

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