Trade association files amicus brief to defend a Texas law that protects consumers from merchant-imposed surcharges.
Proposed and potential rules from the NCUA, CFPB and others are front and center in credit union strategic planning.
Rule would expand the definition of small creditor and increase loan origination limits.
CFPB Director reassures Realtors credit unions can still make mortgage loans that don't conform to the bureau's qualified mortgage rule, which took effect Jan. 10.
CUNA attorney says credit unions will continue to make QM business decisions up to today's compliance deadline.
Qualified mortgage rules ready to roll while efforts to stall continue.
Shoring up qualified mortgage safe harbor provisions could require credit unions to double down on their traditional strengths and sharply improve documentation, according to legal experts.
In wake of CFPB rules, legal experts advise: Strengthen those protections through better communications, documentation.