Certain Requirements Imposed by the Dodd-Frank Financial Overhaul Legislation Regarding Mortgage Origins
This edition of the Hawkins Advisory is published in response to the concern with subprime mortgage lending and the perception that enhanced standards for origination of residential mortgage loans require federal regulation, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act the “Legislation”), signed into law on July 21, 2010, includes Title XIV entitled the “Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act.”
Also of Interest
- Carol McCoog Assumes NABL President-Elect Position
Carol McCoog has been elected President-elect of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL).
- SEC Actions – Rule 15c2-12 Limited Offering Exemption
This Advisory examines how, for the first time, the SEC has brought charges against underwriters who fail to meet the legal requirements of the limited offering exemption provided by Rule 15c2-12 in connection with offerings of municipal securities.
- Federal Legislation Moves SOFR Closer
This edition of the Hawkins Advisory discusses the recent federal legislation signed into law on March 15, 2022.
- New Private Activity Bond Provisions for Qualified Carbon Dioxide Capture Facilities
A new category of tax-exempt private activity bonds was created as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, enacted in November 2021, to encourage private investment in carbon dioxide capture facilities.