|Call recording & speech analytics can enhance regulatory compliance and redefine the customer experience
In this paper, we discuss how financial institutions can use call recording and speech analytics to deliver long-term value in the following three key areas: Strengthening regulatory compliance; Improving the customer experience across all channels; and Enhancing fraud detection and prevention.
|CFPB Mortgage Servicing Standards: Analysis for RESPA (Reg. X) and TILA (Reg, Z) final rules
In this joint Point of View from our Consumer Finance & Financial Services Regulatory Group, we provides our insights into key provisions of the new servicing rules both under RESPA and under TILA, including the relationships between the final rules and the rules as proposed. We also provide our perspectives on the operational impacts servicers face integrating compliance with each new provision into their servicing operations.
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|CFPB “Ability-to-Repay” standard
An analysis of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Ability-to-Repay and “Qualified Mortgage” rule. On January 10, 2013, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its much anticipated final “Ability-to-Repay” rule. Lenders have 12 months to implement the new requirements, which become effective January 10, 2014.
|Private Student Lending: The challenges and opportunities in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s annual report
This point-of-view describes the 5 “forward-leaning” actions PSL industry participants should consider as part of their plan for future success.
|Inside the Valuation Nexus: Strengthening your valuation program to help limit losses, reduce costs, and deliver a positive customer experience
This viewpoint helps clients to understand the best practices around managing your property valuation process.
|Superstorm Sandy: Consumer finance industry perspectives
This viewpoint helps clients to understand the best practices in response to and potential ramifications of the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
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|California homeowner bill of rights: Are you ready?
This viewpoint helps clients to understand the details and potential ramifications of the California Homeowner's Bill of Rights.
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|A familiar foe: Combating a new wave of mortgage fraud
Mortgage fraud reports rose 31% in 2011, costing the industry $3 billion as fraudsters have changed their target from loan origination to default servicing, loan modifications, short sales, and property liquidations. This point-of-view describes the 10 steps each mortgage company should consider taking to combat mortgage fraud.
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|Successful integrations: Mergers and integrations in consumer finance companies
This point-of-view will help companies to assess their integration plans and can help to provide leading practices and a framework to help prevent common pitfalls.
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