Here you will find stories on Dodd-Frank's appraisal independence provisions, including efforts to ensure that real estate valuation professionals receive "customary and reasonable" compensation for their work.
Dodd-Frank made mandated changes to the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act that impact title agents and others associated with real estate closings.
Titles IX and XIV of the Dodd-Frank Act include several provisions that will impact the mortgage industry. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau also has authority to scrutinize nonbank mortgage lenders and ban acts and practices that the agency deems unfair, deceptive or abusive.
Mining and Manufacturing
Dodd-Frank mandates robust new reporting requirements for firms that use certain conflict minerals originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjoining countries. Miners must also comply with new safety and extraction payment disclosure requirements.