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Industry Advisories - Financial Regulation

The Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation issues advisories for the industries and activities regulated by the Commissioner, including but not limited to licensed or registered financial service businesses and state-chartered financial institutions. Advisories provide time-sensitive regulatory notifications or policy-related guidance.

Most advisories are available for one to two years after issuance; certain policy-related advisories will remain indefinitely (or until they are determined to be no longer relevant).

All advisories are downloadable as a pdf unless otherwise indicated.

COVID-19 Industry Guidance and Resources 

 2021 ADVISORIES

REGULATED ACTIVITY OR INDUSTRY

ISSUE DATE
(mm/dd/yyyy)

ADVISORY TITLE

TYPE OF ADVISORY

Mortgage Servicing; Debt Collection; Foreclosure

04/28/2021

Amended Regulatory Guidance Regarding Foreclosures – NOI UPDATE

COVID-19 Related

Mortgage Servicing; Debt Collection; Foreclosure

03/29/2021

Amended Regulatory Guidance Regarding Foreclosures - Update *

COVID-19 Related

Mortgage Lending and Brokering

03/01/2021

Maryland Mortgage Broker Agreement: Proper Issuance and Compliance

Guidance

Mortgage Servicing; Debt Collection; Foreclosure

02/22/2021

Amended Regulatory Guidance Regarding Foreclosures *

COVID-19 Related

Banking and Credit Unions

02/17/2021

Maryland RELIEF Act of 2021 Payments

COVID-19 Related

Money Transmission

01/29/2021

State Examination System (SES) Information: Communication to Maryland Money Transmission Licensees

Notice

Mortgage Servicing; Debt Collection; Foreclosure

01/28/2021

Regulatory Guidance Regarding Foreclosures *

COVID-19 Related

General (All)

01/22/2021

Emergency Regulations for State-Regulated Entities: Permitting Remote Work for Employees at Certain Locations

Notice

Consumer and Credit Reporting

01/22/2021

Credit Reporting Agencies Registration Requirements and Compliance Procedures

Guidance

* Amended and/or restated by a subsequent advisory.

Industry Advisories Issued Before the Current Calendar Year