Risk Management

Larger lenders are "more complex" and take longer to get up and running as clients, says Ellie Mae COO Jonathan Corr. Image: Randall Scott
The mortgage tech vendor is trying to maintain profits by signing and upgrading customers. The headwinds it faces reflect broader industrywide challenges: lower origination volume and new compliance requirements.

Mortgage Technology Magazine: Winter 2014 Issue
• CFPB Servicing Standards
• Fidelity's Plans for LPS
• MT Awards Photos

A proposal by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority designed to reduce counterparty risk in the forward market for mortgage bonds troubles some market participants, who say that the measures could have the opposite effect.

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A New York startup vows to reduce risk and bring transparency and regulatory oversight to a much-hyped investment class.

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Canadian covered bonds now benefit from increased disclosure about the mortgages behind them and more certainty about recourse to the cover pool in the event of a default. But so far, this broader appeal hasn't resulted in increased issuance.

Shaun Donovan Image: Bloomberg News
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan says it's important for investors in mortgage-backed securities to receive a fair price for seized mortgages.
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