Planet Home Lending

Mortgage Regulatory Compliance Attorney

4 weeks ago
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The primary purpose of the Regulatory Compliance Attorney is to assist the Compliance Officer with ensuring the Company and all of its subsidiaries are fully compliant with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as well as agency and investor requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the development and maintenance of an effective mortgage lending and servicing regulatory framework.
  • Track, monitor and analyze current and pending federal, state and local legislation and regulations.
  • Prepare clearly written analysis of various laws and regulations, agency and investor guidelines, etc. including impact on the business (disclosures, processes, policies and procedure, LOS implications etc.)
  • Review current policies and procedures and prepare new policies and procedures; work with training and technical writers for implementation.
  • Perform fair lending and other required regulatory testing.
  • Prepare HMDA and other regulatory reporting.
  • Assist with federal and state examination materials and production.
  • Work with federal and state regulators for clarification as necessary.

Position Requirements

  • Licensed to practice law in any state

  • Equivalent Experience accepted: JD required +1 year mortgage lending experience or Bachelor’s degree in business/related field combined with +3  years of mortgage lending and regulatory compliance experience would be acceptable

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with state and federal legal and regulatory agencies
  • Previous audit or third party review experience is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of federal laws and regulations governing residential mortgages, such as (but not limited to) Fair Lending, ECOA (Reg. B), TILA (Reg. Z), RESPA, HMDA (Reg. C), Homeowner’s Protection Act and Flood Disaster Protection, TCPA, FDCPA, including the ability to apply these requirements to business practices and systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of agency and investor seller/servicer guidelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate issues clearly
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Knowledge of mortgage lending consumer protection rules and regulations
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Ability to interpret regulatory language
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to research and interpret complex issues
  • Strong attention to detail


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