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
- Erich Schmitz Awarded NABL’s 2020 Carlson Prize
Erich Schmitz has been awarded the Carlson Prize by the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) for his work on the article entitled “Practical Considerations in Electronic Disclosure by State and Municipal Bond Issuers”.
- SEC Exemptive Order re Municipal Advisors
This Hawkins Advisory describes the SEC’s exemptive order of June 16, 2020, which provides a temporary exemption from registration as a broker for registered municipal advisors, subject to satisfaction of certain conditions.
- SEC Statement on Disclosure by Municipal Issuers regarding the Impact of COVID-19
This Advisory provides a summary and analysis of the SEC’s public statement directed to issuers of municipal securities regarding disclosures about the impact of COVID-19 on their financial and operating conditions.
- Released Regulatory Relief for Issuers of Certain Tax-Exempt Bonds
Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service released welcome temporary guidance addressing two of the many issues provoked by the COVID 19 pandemic.