CFPB Issues Final Rule Amendment Regarding Timing for Transition to Modified or Unmodified Periodic Statements

By John Schlotter, McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC (Roswell, GA)

On March 8, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issued a rule amending certain aspects of the mortgage servicing rule issued in 2016 relating to periodic statements. These amendments revise the timing requirements for servicers transitioning between modified or unmodified periodic statements and coupon books when consumers enter or exit bankruptcy.

The 2016 Mortgage Servicing Final Rule addresses the periodic statement and coupon book requirements under Regulation Z when a person is a debtor in bankruptcy. That Rule included a single-billing-cycle exemption from the . . .

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