Compliance

The editorial board of the New York Times accused President Trump of using an ongoing court case regarding the constitutionality of the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
The editorial board of the New York Times accused President Trump of using an ongoing court case regarding the constitutionality of the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as a springboard for what it dubbed a “bigger power play” to expand the Executive Branch’s... Keep Reading....
The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Dr. Ben Carson as the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Dr. Ben Carson as the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).   The retired neurosurgeon’s nomination was approved in a 58-41 vote. All Republican senators voted in favor of Dr. Carson except Georgia’s Sen. Johnny Isakson, who was not present for the... more
The American Land Title Association (ALTA) has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Blosser as its new director of grassroots and state government affairs
The American Land Title Association (ALTA) has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Blosser as its new director of grassroots and state government affairs. In her new role, Blosser will focus on enhancing advocacy of the industry at the state level by strengthening ALTA’s partnership with state... more
Increased borrowing by homeowners against their properties is having a deleterious impact on the credit-positive effects of rising home prices on residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service.   Moody’s noted that while current underwriting... more
The average household shells out $2,149 annually on property taxes for their homes, but some states require their residents to pay far more than others.   In a new data analysis released by WalletHub, Hawaii was identified as the state with the lowest real-estate tax: a 0.27 percent rate, with $... more