Amy Greenwood-Field is a counsel in the Capital Markets practice group at Dentons, the world’s largest law firm with offices in more than 170 locations worldwide. Amy represents financial service providers in regulatory, licensing, examination, enforcement and compliance matters related to residential and commercial mortgage lending, consumer finance lending, debt collection and money services businesses. A former state regulator for 15 years, Amy is a nationally recognized leader on Nationwide Multistate Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) compliance and is able to assist clients with compliance issues and interaction with regulatory agencies, on both the state and federal levels, with respect to licensing, audits, examinations and enforcement actions. Amy’s clients rely on her to help them research regulatory requirements and maintain compliance with complex consumer finance regulatory demands.
Amy regularly assists with analysis of proposed business models within the context of regulatory and licensing requirements. She is experienced with preparing multistate regulatory surveys concerning regulatory compliance issues for financial service providers and regularly facilitates interaction with regulatory agencies on a variety of compliance matters. She has extensive experience with the NMLS licensing system, and has been deeply involved with the development, testing and use of the system and related reporting requirements since its initial launch. Amy is a former regulatory NMLS system administrator with experience in all aspects of the system, including application submissions, checklist review, transitioning existing licenses into the system, amendments, Advance Change Notices, system reporting to ensure compliance with regulator requests, disclosure issues, proper document upload, required reporting (including the Mortgage Call Report and Money Services Business Call Report), Electronic Surety Bond use and coordination of large multistate transactions, including change of control events, mergers and acquisitions, and transfer of mortgage loan originators.
Amy is an active participant on several NMLS development working groups, is a member of the AARMR Industry Advisory Council and also serves as the inaugural chair of the newly formed MTRA Industry Advisory Council.