LAS VEGAS — Mortgage lenders are scrambling to prepare for an onslaught of exams by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and they have identified several themes the bureau is likely to focus on by parsing through the recent settlements with credit card companies Capital One, Discover Financial Services and American Express.

Bank lawyers, consultants and lenders who gathered at a mortgage conference this week say the data-driven CFPB is primarily concerned with the quality of data reported to regulators under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. Banks and thrifts already must report HMDA data to their primary regulators, and the CFPB has the authority to apply it to nonbank mortgage lenders.

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