News & Events

February 16, 2018

Eris welcomes Bradford Cheney, who comes to us after more than eight years with the Mortgage Bankers Association. He was a key part of MBA’s strategy in addressing Dodd-Frank, Johnson-Crapo, and the alignment of the legislative definition of qualified residential mortgage (qrm) with the qualified...

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February 9, 2018

While you were (probably) sleeping — The federal government shut down at 12:01 this morning, after an extended protest by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) against a compromise bill that would increase federal government spending by approximately $300 billion. The Senate did finally pass that bill...

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February 2, 2018

Court rules that CFPB is constitutional, but wrong on RESPA — The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued its much-anticipated en banc opinion in PHH Corporation v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday, and both sides were able to claim...

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January 26, 2018

What’s up with the shutdown — Congress made a deal on Monday to keep the federal government open until February 8th, when funding will once again expire. Monday’s deal included six years of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Senate Majority Leader...

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January 19, 2018

Counting down to shutdown — As the end of the business day approaches, it looks increasingly possible, if not likely, that Congress will allow the latest continuing resolution to expire at midnight. The House of Representatives voted yesterday to approve a continuing resolution that would...

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