Ellie Mae Completes Launch of Major New Version of Encompass with Comprehensive RESPA-TILA Compliance Solution and Productivity Tools
Encompass 15.1 all-in-one mortgage management solution includes enhancements to improve mortgage quality, efficiency and compliance before RESPA-TILA rule takes effect
PLEASANTON, Calif. – July 22, 2015 – Ellie Mae® (NYSE: ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, announced it has completed the release of its major new version of its Encompass all-in-one mortgage management solution across its entire client base of over 3,000 lending institutions. Encompass 15.1 was designed to ensure mortgage lenders are in compliance with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) RESPA-TILA integrated mortgage disclosures (TRID) rule scheduled to take effect on October 3, 2015. In addition to the new fields, forms and automation that have been added to address these new compliance requirements, the Encompass 15.1 release also includes new features for correspondent lending and secondary marketing, with specific new capabilities added to the Encompass product and pricing service.
Encompass 15.1 includes new Loan Estimate (LE) and Closing Disclosure (CD) input forms and workflow, new Fee Itemization and Management, Disclosure Tracking handling, Fee Variance and Change of Circumstance handling to help lenders manage RESPA-TILA compliance. Encompass also enables lenders to set the date when their loans will use new 2015 RESPA-TILA forms by default. Lenders will be able to switch to the new forms for loan applications taken on or after the effective date.
Correspondent Lending Support
The new version of Encompass expands the ability to fully manage correspondent and third-party lending commitments, including commitment authority management and master commitment management. It also introduces a full solution for third-party fees and document management.
Secondary Marketing Enhancements
Encompass 15.1 contains major new tools to enhance product and pricing and secondary marketing activities, including historical pricing, worst-case pricing scenarios and automated rate lock capabilities.
“Despite the shifting of the effective date of the new regulations, we were ready and committed to providing our lenders with our new release, which we began delivering in June, as we know that compliance with RESPA-TILA is much more than adopting new forms. Lenders need real tools and resources to make the necessary changes to the loan production process and manage third-party relationships more effectively,” said Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae. “The new release of Encompass provides new capabilities using our pricing and secondary solutions along with the necessary automation and resources required for a smooth transition to a post RESPA-TILA environment. Ultimately this major new version of Encompass is enabling our customers to increase productivity and efficiency.”
RESPA –TILA Readiness Resources
Ellie Mae is continuing efforts to prepare its clients and the industry for the upcoming rule through its comprehensive RESPA-TILA Readiness Initiative, which began more than a year ago. These efforts include:
- Free RESPA-TILA readiness resources, tools and learning aides available to the public on Compliance Central
- Online self-paced eLearning, extensive documentation and instructional video tutorials available to clients through the Encompass Resource Center
- Regional RESPA-TILA hands-on learning workshops
- Free RESPA-TILA monthly educational webinars
- AllRegs by Ellie Mae's RESPA-TILA Policy Manual & Readiness Kit
About Ellie Mae
Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry. Ellie Mae’s all-in-one Encompass® mortgage management solution provides one system of record that allows banks, credit unions and mortgage lenders to originate and fund mortgages and improve compliance, loan quality and efficiency. Visit EllieMae.com or call 877.355.4362 to learn more.
This press release contains forward-looking statements under the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include Ellie Mae’s ability to modify Encompass to address the requirements of RESPA-TILA. Additional risks and uncertainties related to the Company’s business are discussed in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014. Unless otherwise required by applicable laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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