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Buckley Sandler & American Bankers Association Release CFPB Mortgage Origination Deskbook

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 9, 2014) – Buckley Sandler LLP, a leading financial services and criminal and civil enforcement defense law firm, is pleased to announce the availability of “The New CFPB Mortgage Origination Rules Deskbook.” Published in partnership with the American Bankers Association, the CFPB Deskbook is the definitive guide for bank and nonbank mortgage originators navigating the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) new mortgage origination rules.

The CFPB Deskbook is an all-inclusive compilation of all the mortgage origination rules made by effective by the CFPB in January 2014, including ability-to-repay and Qualified Mortgage requirements, points and fees, loan originator compensation, appraisals, high-cost mortgages and Qualified Mortgage provisions for Federal Housing Administration and Veterans Affairs loans, among others. It also offers a summary of the TILA-RESPA disclosure integration taking effect next year.

Benjamin K. Olson, Buckley Sandler partner and former Deputy Assistant Director in the CFPB’s Office of Regulations who was involved in the development of many of the rules covered by the CFPB Deskbook, describes it as “an invaluable resource with the potential to change the way regulations are understood.”

The CFPB Deskbook is available in PDF and hard copy formats. Requests for copies should be sent to CFPBDeskbook@buckleysandler.com.

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