Last Chance to Register for the Sixth Annual NMLS Conference and Training Feb. 18-21!


Washington, DC – February 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The sixth NMLS Annual Conference and Training will be held February 18-21 in Miami, Florida.  At this year’s conference, state regulators will give a progress report on NMLS (or the System) enhancements over the past year, discuss the System’s expanding industry coverage, and train users on new functionality.

Featured speakers at this year’s conference include Cheryl Parker Rose, Assistant Director Intergovernmental Affairs, Holly Petraeus, Assistant Director of Servicemember Affairs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Patrick Murck, General Counsel of the Bitcoin Foundation.  Attendees will also hear from state and federal regulators on pressing topics and emerging issues regarding NMLS and the financial services industry.  This includes sessions on mortgage loan originator testing and education, training on NMLS functionality, and current trends and regulatory concerns.

“The NMLS Annual Conference and Training is an opportunity for regulators and industry to come together and have a collective discussion on their experiences with the System, to learn about best practices, and to offer their feedback for future enhancements to the System,” said CSBS Executive Vice President Bill Matthews.

The conference is designed for both new and experienced users of NMLS.  The conference will be attended by state and federal regulators, licensees, registrants, education providers, and other interested parties.  It is also open to the media.

Register for the conference here.

Can’t make it to Miami? Subscribe to the NMLS Live Blog.  The NMLS blog will feature exclusive interviews from state regulators, industry, services providers and will provide highlights from the conference.  Subscribe here.

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Media Contacts:
Catherine Woody, Vice President of Media and Industry Relations, or 202.728.5733
Rockhelle Johnson, Senior Manager of Communications, or 202.407.7156

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) is the nationwide organization of banking regulators from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  State banking regulators supervise nearly 5,200 state?chartered financial institutions.  Further, most state banking departments also regulate a variety of non-bank financial services providers, including mortgage lenders.  For more than a century, CSBS has given state supervisors a national forum to coordinate supervision of their regulated entities and to develop regulatory policy.  CSBS also provides training to state banking and financial regulators and represents its members before Congress and the federal financial regulatory agencies.

The Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry (NMLS) is a web-based system that allows state-licensed non-depository companies, branches, and individuals in the mortgage, consumer lending, money services businesses, and debt collection industries to apply for, amend, update, or renew a license online for all participating state agencies using a single set of uniform applications.  Mortgage loan originators employed by insured depository institutions are also registered through NMLS.  NMLS brings greater uniformity and transparency to these non-depository financial services industries while maintaining and strengthening the ability of state regulators to monitor these industries and protect their citizens.  NMLS began operation on January 2, 2008.  All individual mortgage loan originators are represented in the system. 

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