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If Only: US Treasury Department Report Creates A Wish Tree Of Financial Reform For Fintech
Regardless of whether its recommendations are achievable in whole or in part or merely aspirational, the US Department of Treasury's ("Treasury") report issued on July 30, 2018...
United States
10 Sep 2018
Washington Licenses Student Loan Servicers
On March 15, 2018, the State of Washington enacted Senate Bill 6029, titled the "Washington Student Education Loan Bill of Rights," which takes effect June 7, 2018, and amends the state's Consumer Loan Act ...
United States
19 Apr 2018
Washington Licenses Student Loan Servicers*
With that legislation, Washington becomes the latest state to license student loan servicers, joining California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, and Illinois.
United States
18 Apr 2018
Oregon Licenses Residential Mortgage Loan Servicers
On August 2nd, Oregon Governor Katherine Brown signed legislation that provides for the licensing of residential mortgage loan servicers, Senate Bill 98 ("S 98"), the Oregon Mortgage Loan Servicer Practices Act (the "Servicer Act").
United States
17 Aug 2017
Vision 2020 and NMLS 2.0 Focus on the Future of Fintech
Last week was busy for the financial technology industry (Fintechs) and non-bank regulators.
United States
19 May 2017
Maryland Legislative Session Adjourned
The 2017 Maryland legislative session ended at midnight last Monday, April 10. Here is a look at legislation affecting financial services businesses that the Governor is expected to sign into law.
United States
18 Apr 2017
Controversial Changes To New York's Licensed Lender Law Dropped From Latest Version Of Budget Bills*
Financial services providers, marketplace lenders and secondary market purchasers doing business in the state of New York can breathe at least a temporary sigh of relief this week.
United States
20 Mar 2017
Can You Name All Of Your Relatives? Why Should Licensees? Does The NMLS Disclosure Of Commonly-Owned Affiliates Still Serve A Purpose?
Since the 2008 beginning of the NMLS, the most unnecessary information licensees or license applicants must provide to establish or maintain an MU1 Account Record is the identification of each affiliate and subsidiary that provides financial services or settlement services.
United States
10 Feb 2017
Raise Your Voice And Comment . . . On Maryland's Proposed Regulations
Despite the quiet publication of the proposed regulations, this proposal is actually many months in the making.
United States
30 Jan 2017
A Dozen Tips For Less Stress During The License Renewal Season
It's fall, Halloween is over, and the scary clowns (other than those vying for political office) will recede into the forests next to small communities. Now it's time to look forward.
United States
7 Nov 2016
New Hampshire Repeals Mortgage Servicer Statute
New Hampshire repealed its Regulation of Mortgage Loan Servicers Act and folded regulation of servicers into its Licensing of Nondepository First Mortgage Bankers and Brokers Act (the "Mortgage Act").
United States
12 Jul 2016
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