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SUBSCRIBE TO 'PLAIN LANGUAGE' GUIDES
updated 04/11/13 11:17 AM
CFPB Publishes First in a Series
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released its first "plain language" compliance guide—the first in a series of summary guides and other materials aimed at assisting mortgage industry professionals prepare for compliance with new rules from the agency.

Click here to sign up by inserting your email address into the Email Updates field on the right-hand side of the webpage.

By signing up, mortgage professionals will be able to view a rule's implementation materials the same day they are released.

So far, the CFPB has published its Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Rule, a comprehensive summary in a plain-language and frequencly-asked-questions format.

This guide makes the content more accessible and consumable for a broad array of industry constituents, especially smaller businesses with limited legal and compliance staff.

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MLA DATABASE FEB. 15 DEADLINE
updated 02/09/16 08:00 AM
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Credit unions seeking a safe harbor under the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Military Lending Act (MLA) final rule will have two new options come Oct. 3, 2016: 1) A credit union may verify a borrower’s status on the DoD’s database, or 2) a credit union may use a consumer report obtained from a nationwide consumer reporting agency to determine whether a borrower is a “covered borrower.” Credit unions interested in utilizing the first option have until Feb. 15, 2016 to notify the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) of their intent. This may be done by emailing the MLA helpdesk at dodhra.dodc-mb.dmdc.mbx.mla@mail.mil.

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CA PRIVACY NOTICES STILL REQUIRED
updated 02/02/16 08:35 AM
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The FAST Act made changes to federal annual privacy notice requirements. However, it did not change California privacy notification requirements, which are applicable to all financial institutions doing business in California. California state annual privacy notifications are still required, depending on what information is shared and with whom.

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