In 2016 and 2017, we will see continued focus on compliance management, however the complexity of recent rules and the increase in regulator/audit activity are creating new risk management challenges for lenders; from budget constraints and tight margins to skinnying resources and tough competition. To safeguard a sustainable origination operation, lenders must take a hard look at their existing risk and compliance approach and identify ways in which they can be smarter in their management of risk, whether that means streamlining regulatory processes or revamping their quality control plans to be more adaptive.
After thousands of reviews and consultations with trade advocacy groups, we’ve identified the top risk management trends and challenges originators are facing and outlined this information in Opus CMC’s newly released thought paper, Maturing Risk in a Complex Mortgage Finance Environment. Opus CMC believes that in 2016 and 2017, many lending institutions will overcome operational and loan-level risk by re-engineering processes and approaches. Get a better understanding of some of the larger shifts occurring in risk management and read about the strategies that may help you mature you risk management approach -