On June 28, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB, or the Bureau) issued its Final Rule amending RESPA Regulation X to provide significant foreclosure protections to borrowers.

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Continue Reading Update: CFPB Finalizes Pandemic Mortgage Servicing Rules

Over the last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB” or the “Bureau”) has sharpened its focus on the mortgage servicing industry. Knowing that millions of mortgage borrowers will exit
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On Dec. 21, 2020, Congress approved H.R. 133, referred to as the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021” (the Act). The legislation, signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, 2020,
Continue Reading Paycheck Protection Program – Expected Impact of ‘Second Draw’ Loans

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Services Insights. The impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been both unexpected and devastating. As the economic fallout spreads, financial


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On June 11, 2020, the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of the Treasury released their latest guidance in the form of “Paycheck Protection Program –Revisions to First
Continue Reading Paycheck Protection Program: Treasury/SBA Conform First Interim Final Rule to PPP Flexibility Act

On June 3, 2020, Congress passed the PPP Flexibility Act to loosen requirements for loan forgiveness for CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers. The new forgiveness rules will allow
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On May 22, the Small Business Administration and the Treasury Department released its latest guidance in the form of two interim final rules on loan forgiveness: “Business Loan Program
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