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Compliance Action, Volume 19, Number 1

January 28, 2014

RESPA:Section 8 Problems (5 Action Steps)

By Lucy Griffin

An enforcement case the CFPB has brought against a mortgage lender is a stark reminder of the severe consequences for RESPA Section 8 violations.

Fair Lending: Policing Indirect Lenders (4 Action Steps)

By Lucy Griffin

It is difficult enough to manage and monitor the institution's lenders. But the CFPB and the DOJ are holding banks liable for the actions of third-party loan originators.

Action Training
Avoiding RESPA's Section 8 Problems (Chart)

By Lucy Griffin

Outside relationships and referrals are essential aspects of a lender's business...and so is maintaining those with relationships without violating RESPA Section 8.

Compliance Notes

Compliance Calendar

In the Editor's Opinion
How Much Difference is the CFPB Making?

By Lucy Griffin

The CFPB was created to provide consumer protections and put a stop to practices that harmed consumers. But aside from revising regulations and strengthening the consumer protections in them, what has the Bureau actually done to effect real change?

Compliance Q & A

Executive Director:
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

Compliance Action