Amicus Brief PHH v. CFPB - RESPA

No. 15-1177

 

IN THE

UNITED  STATES  COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA  CIRCUIT

 

PHH CORPORATION,  ET AL.,

Petitioners,

vs.

CONSUMER  FINANCIAL  PROTECTION   BUREAU,

Respondent.

On Appeal from the Consumer  Financial  Protection  Bureau, Docket  No. 2014-CFPB-002

BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE AMERICAN FINANCIAL  SERVICES ASSOCIATION,  CONSUMER  BANKERS ASSOCIATION,  HOUSING  POLICY COUNCIL  OF THE  FINANCIAL  SERVICES  ROUNDTABLE,  INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY BANKERS OF AMERICA, LEADING  BUILDERS OF AMERICA, MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION,  AND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION  OF HOME BUILDERS IN SUPPORT  OF PETITIONERS  AND VACATUR

 

Michael  J. Agoglia MORRISON  & FOERSTER  LLP

425 Market Street San Francisco,  CA 94105

(415) 268-6057

 

Joseph R. Palmore, Donald C. Lampe, Bryan  J. Leitch

MORRISON & FOERSTER  LLP

2000 Pennsylvania  Avenue,  NW Washington,  DC 20006

Telephone:  (202) 887-6940

Attorneys  for Amici Curiae

October 5, 2015

 

STATEMENT REGARDING CONSENT TO FILE, SEPARATE BRIEFING, AUTHORSHIP AND MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS

All parties have consented to the filing of this brief. Pursuant to Rule 29(c) of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, Amici Curiae state that no counsel for a party authored this brief in whole or in part, and no counsel or party made a monetary contribution intended to fund the preparation or submission of this brief. No person other than Amici Curiae or their counsel made a monetary contribution to its preparation or submission.

Pursuant to D.C. Circuit Rule 29(d), Amici Curiae certify that no other brief of which they are aware provides their cross-industry perspective on the interdependent nature of the homeownership market, the ways in which that market depends on fair notice as well as stable, consistent enforcement of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), 12 U.S.C. §§ 2601, et seq., or their perspective on the impact of the agency action under review. Amici comprise seven different trade associations that have joined this single brief in order to avoid duplication of arguments...(continue reading)