Compliance Alerts

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (“CFPB”) issued a final rule which is effective January 1, 2018 to amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”) Regulation B.   82 Federal Register 45680...

The New Hampshire legislature recently adopted the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (the “Act”), effective January 1, 2018.   New Hampshire Senate Bill 230   The Act spells out, among other things, execution requirements,...

The Oregon legislature recently amended its laws regarding notices relating to residential mortgage default servicing, regarding unlawful business practices, regarding foreclosure avoidance measures, and regarding the proceeds from the execution...

The Washington Department of Financial Institutions (“Department”), Division of Consumer Services, recently amended many of the rules under the Consumer Loan Act (“Act”), effective January 1, 2018.   Washington Rules 208-620-320   Surety bond...

The Connecticut legislature recently amended the law governing lead generator licensing.  This memorandum reports on the provisions that are effective October 1, 2017, additional provisions are effective January 1, 2018...

The Connecticut legislature recently amended its laws concerning discrimination and enacted a new section to the state Penal Code relating to foreclosed real estate.  Certain provisions of Connecticut’s laws related...