Compliance

Audit for Compliance

September 02, 2014
A robust internal compliance audit program limits exposure to regulatory entanglements or costly litigation. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Regulation E

September 01, 2014
Does Regulation E require any specific wording to appear on a change-in-terms notice? READ MORE

Federal Agencies Launch Cybersecurity Web Page

September 01, 2014
FFIEC aims to heighten awareness of the need to identify, assess, and mitigate these risks. READ MORE

CFPB Clarifies Successors-in-Interest Rule

September 01, 2014
Heir's name generally may be added to deceased's mortgage without triggering ATR rule. READ MORE

Manage HELOC End-of-Draw Risks

September 01, 2014
Determine the nature and magnitude of your CU’s exposure. READ MORE

FinCEN Highlights Bitcoin Transactions

September 01, 2014
FinCEN observed a rise in the number of SARs flagging virtual currencies as a component of suspicious activity. READ MORE

Avoid the Compliance Pitfalls of Social Media Advertising

August 21, 2014
Using social media outlets for marketing and advertising can pose huge compliance risk. READ MORE

Mitigate Electronic Banking Compliance Risks

August 20, 2014
Guard against regulatory pitfalls before adopting the latest, greatest technology. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Remittance Transfer Rules

August 07, 2014
How long does a member have to cancel a remittance transfer and obtain a refund? READ MORE

Fight Off Cyber and DDoS Attacks

August 06, 2014
Agency outlines steps CUs should take to address these attacks and mitigate risks. READ MORE

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#FinCEN smuggling & trafficking guidance

Detecting and reporting suspicious transactions is essential in the financial industry. FinCEN issued an advisory last week to help financial institutions identify “red flags” to assist with the identification and reporting of suspicious financial activities connected with human smuggling and trafficking. Detecting and reporting: Important observations when interacting with members and throughout the credit unions […]

SCRA: An Acronym You Need to Know

In May, the United States Department of Justice announced a $60 million settlement with student loan servicer Sallie Mae for alleged violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). As a result, the once seemingly forgotten 4th fair lending law now resumes its rightful place center stage. If it’s been awhile since your credit union’s […]

Elder Justice Site Launched

Whether it has become more common due to our aging society, or it is simply more prevalent in the news, elder abuse is receiving more attention as of late.  The Department of Justice felt that this topic was deserving of additional resources, and thus created an Elder Justice website. The website contains resources for victims […]
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