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4 Classes of Problems - CFPB Focuses on Discrimination & Fair Lending

March 05, 2013

The Consumer Advisory Board to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is responsible for identifying the “impact of emerging products, practices or services on consumers and other market participants.”  At the February board meeting, Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, presented the Bureau’s areas of focus for the future. 


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Topics: Fair Lending Analysis, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ECOA, Bank Compliance, Disparate Impact, UDAAP

5 Areas of Compliance Officer Stress - Can You Relate?

August 14, 2012

Last week, we spent an afternoon in Columbia with a group of South Carolina Compliance Officers.  We reviewed an assortment of regulatory compliance issues with an inevitable deep dive on Fair Lending.  In case you are wondering about the wall art in the pictures below, the meeting was held at the Grecian Gardens Restaurant where it is reported that the homemade Greek pizza is to die for. 

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Topics: CRA, HMDA, fair lending, community bank compliance, compliance officer, regulatory compliance, risk based assessment, HMDA Plus, banking compliance, UDAAP

3 Revelations from 2012 ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference

June 18, 2012

The ABA’s 26th annual Regulatory Compliance Conference brought together almost 1,500 regulators, compliance focused bankers and product partners from throughout the country.  While the Central Florida thunderstorms boomed outside, inside there was a powerful whirlwind of industry observations, guidance and reunions.  Below are three quick observations from the conference that used the "Survive the Regulatory Storm" as the conference's headline.


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Topics: fair lending, Compliance, Compliance Culture, Bank Compliance, Fair Lending Risk Assessment, fair lending risk review, American Bankers Association, UDAAP, Compliance Costs, Regulatory Compliance Conference

Priorities

January 06, 2012

Blog by Andy Barksdale Managing Director TRUPOINT Partners

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Topics: CRA, fair lending, Redlining Review, UDAAP

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