Transforming the Traditional Municipal Bond Market to Finance Environment-Friendly Green Projects

By | Energy Finance Report | September 26, 2014
Transforming the Traditional Municipal Bond Market to Finance Environment-Friendly Green Projects

Following the model of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, several state governments and private companies are ramping up their issuance of green bonds to finance low-carbon, environmentally beneficial projects in renewable energy, clean water, sustainability, biodiversity, energy efficiency, land conservation, river revitalization, drinking water, and infrastructure.

Industry Trade Groups Provide Recommendations to CFPB On TILA-RESPA Implementation

By | CFPB Monitor | September 25, 2014
Industry Trade Groups Provide Recommendations to CFPB On TILA-RESPA Implementation

Sixteen industry trade groups, including the American Bankers Association, the Mortgage Bankers Association, and Financial Services Roundtable, have sent a letter to Director Cordray in which they requested that the CFPB provide additional guidance to help the mortgage industry implement the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule that will become effective on August 1, 2015.