New Legal Risk for Banks: Websites the Disabled Can't Access
Banks have been waiting on Justice Department guidelines on how to make their websites compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, but many are being advised to take action now or face lawsuits from disabled customers.  more »
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Freddie Mac has published a list of companies that meet its requirements regarding the creation, signing and storage of electronic promissory notes.
The election results will only intensify factors making competition with bank lenders more difficult, including the effect of interest rates as well as the regulatory environment.
Personal information for roughly 480,000 people was exposed in two separate privacy incidents earlier this year involving the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's website.
While nonbank servicers are expected to continue to gain greater market share in 2017, much of that growth will come from their own loan origination activity rather than mortgage servicing rights purchases and subservicing, according to a report from Fitch Ratings.
The Federal Communications Commission has denied a request to exempt servicers from getting consent before robo-calling borrowers' mobile phones, rejecting arguments that the waiver would enable the mortgage industry to better help delinquent borrowers.
Experian, like fellow credit bureaus TransUnion and Equifax, is now offering trended credit reports to lenders that originate single-family loans.
Facebook has disabled so-called ethnic affinity filters from housing, credit and employment advertising following mounting criticism that the practice allowed marketers to discriminate against minorities in violation of fair housing and civil rights laws.
Donald Trump’s stunning upset in the presidential race is likely to embolden his followers to push for changes to Internet law that could significantly alter how financial technology is conceived, built and delivered to market.
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