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Fair Lending/Responsible Banking
Fair lending principles are embraced by CBA members. Regulatory enforcement, however, is an increasingly complex area of compliance, and has become even more challenging with the intense search at the state and federal levels for 'predatory lending' practices. To encourage self-evaluation, CBA helped establish a privilege for self-testing for fair lending compliance. CBA also is responding to new fair lending guidelines and protecting banks from unnecessary and burdensome small business data collection.
- March 21, 2013March 19, 2013March 15, 2013January 11, 2013CFPB Releases QM/Ability to Pay Rule On Thursday, January 10, 2013, the CFPB published its highly anticipated Ability to Pay/QM rule . The rule is intended to protect borrowers from risky lending practices such as “no doc” and “interest only” features that contributed to many homeowners ending up in delinquency and foreclosure after the 2008 housing collapse. “When consumers sit down at the...