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The Compliance Division is responsible for the licensing and regulatory supervision of the following types of financial institutions operating in Tennessee:  Mortgage Brokers, Lenders and Servicers, Tennessee Industrial Loan & Thrift Companies, Premium Finance Companies, Deferred Presentment Companies, Check Cashing Companies and Title Pledge Lending Companies.  In that capacity, the Division is responsible for the evaluation of applications for licensure, the issuance and maintenance of licenses and registrations for those companies, and the periodic examination of licensed entities to ensure compliance with both State and Federal laws.

As of January 31, 2011, the division regulated 1,018 industrial loan & thrift companies, 55 insurance premium finance companies, 602 mortgage companies, 624 check cashers, 1,236 deferred presentment services companies, 828 title pledge lenders, and 4,252 mortgage loan originators.

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