Fair Lending and Servicing Practices Face Deeper Scrutiny Under New Administration | Monthly Compliance Insights Newsletter

Fair Lending and Servicing Practices Face Deeper Scrutiny Under New Administration | Monthly Compliance Insights Newsletter

"“Our regulatory environment in 2021 wasted no time in prioritising a renewed focus on fair lending and consumer protection from the selection of presumed new CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, to extending the protections of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) to cover LGBTQ+ Americans, all financial services institutions, FinTechs included, should scrutinise current practices to determine and mitigate their fair lending risk profile.”

- Kat Sanchez, Director at Protiviti

Welcome to Protiviti's Compliance Insights Newsletter, your monthly compliance news roundup that highlights changes in consumer compliance, anti-money laundering issues, and other regulatory updates.


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