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Trade Groups Lobby for Exemption of Small Independent Mortgage Lenders from CFPB Examinations

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On September 18, the Community Home Lenders Association and the Community Mortgage Lenders of America sent a joint letter to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin urging relief for smaller independent mortgage bankers from CFPB supervision, enforcement, and vender management audits. Specifically, the trade groups requested support for legislation that would help eliminate the risk of enforcement actions from the CFPB for smaller nonbanks. The letter cites the conclusions drawn in the Treasury Report on financial regulations, released in June (this report was a product of the February Executive Order, covered by a Buckley Sandler Special Alert). Of particular interest from the trade groups was the report’s conclusion that Congress should repeal the CFPB’s supervisory authority and return the supervision of nonbanks to state regulators.

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