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Compliance Action, Volume 22, Number 16

January 03, 2018

The Truth About Truth In Lending (2 Action Steps)

by Lucy Griffin, Esq.

Truth in Lending is designed to call the consumer's attention to that fact that borrowing money costs money. It does that by disclosing the key elements of the cost of borrowing the consumer should consider. Changes in mortgage disclosures have blurred the lines between costs of settlement and costs of credit.

The Reality of RESPA (4 Action Steps)

by Lucy Griffin, Esq.

Real estate sales and mortgage settlements involve an array of parties, big and little, to take all the steps required to complete the transaction. These parties also represent a wide diversity of regulators, many with agendas unrelated to RESPA.

Action Training
Selected Periodically Adjusting Compliance Thresholds as of January 1, 2018 (Chart)

by Patti Blenden

We have compiled key compliance thresholds triggering coverage or exclusion from various rules and regulations to consider when planning your 2018 policies and procedures.

Compliance Notes

Compliance Calendar

In the Editor's Opinion
Will Compliance Ever Stop Changing?

by Lucy Griffin, Esq.

As we head into the New Year, one thing is certain: change is inevitable in the world of regulatory compliance. It's the nature of the beast in our profession.

Compliance Q & A

State AGs Warning

A group of state attorneys general have expressed their support of the CFPB and its mission, but have their doubts about the agency's interim leader.

Editor:
Patti Blenden
Executive Editor:
Lucy H. Griffin, Esq.
Board of Advisors:
John S. Byrne, Esq.
Cliff E. Cook
David Dickinson
Julia A. Gliha, MBA
Michael D. Maher
Carl G. Pry
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Andy Zavoina

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