The CFPB and the Residential Mortgage Industry:Practical Guidance on Complying with theServicing Rules, Implementing Lessons Learnedfrom Recent CFPB Enforcement Actions andExaminations, Gauging the Bureau’s Approachto UDAAP Issues…

September 22, 2014 9:55am


Paul H. Schieber
Stevens & Lee, PC

Michael S. Waldron

Ballard Spahr LLP

  • How the servicing rules have impacted the industry so far
    • Lessons learned and pitfalls to avoid
    • Best practices for ensuring compliance
    • Litigation risks arising from the new rules
      • Practical experiences with litigation to date
  • CFPB examinations – what to expect
    • What are examiners looking for?
    • Practical guidance on how best to prepare
    • Enforcement and litigation risks arising from an examination
  • CFPB enforcement actions
    • Status and assessment of recent enforcement cases
    • How companies are responding
    • What to expect going forward
  • The amalgamation of RESPA and TILA
  • Changes to the QWR provisions
  • The CFPB’s mortgage loan complaint process
  • Amicus program: analysis of cases filed so far
  • The CFPB and UDAAP
  • Why UDAAP violations should be of paramount concern to lenders and servicers
  • Which acts and practices put lenders and servicers at greatest risk for UDAAP violations?
  • Assessing the definition of ‘abusive’ practices
    • Potential pitfalls for the mortgage industry
    • What aspects of origination and servicing may be ‘abusive’?
    • Lessons learned from recent enforcement actions
  • Addressing potential UDAAP concerns
    • Minimizing exposure to UDAAP issues
  • What to expect from the CFPB in the coming months
    • Potential changes to the new rules