Compliance

Beware of Casual Conversation with Members

July 29, 2014
Without proper controls and training, being too friendly can be dangerous to your CU’s health. READ MORE

Livestream CFPB Advisory Meetings

July 14, 2014
Agency acknowledges CUNA's request for greater transparency by providing a video feed of its sessions. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Dwelling-Secured Loans

July 01, 2014
Does the prohibition on financing premiums for credit insurance on dwelling-secured loans apply to other types of loans, such as auto loans or unsecured credit? READ MORE

How FATCA Will Affect Your W-8BEN Forms

July 01, 2014
Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2010 in response to a series of U.S. tax evasion scandals. READ MORE

Best Practices for Merging CUs

July 01, 2014

NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) issued a new resource in May to assist credit unions in navigating the merger process.

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CFPB Proposes Changes to Annual Privacy Notices

July 01, 2014
Certain CUs would be allowed to post their notices online rather than deliver them individually. READ MORE

CFPB’s eRegulations Tool Now Includes Truth in Lending

July 01, 2014
The CFPB launched the webbased resource last October with the amended Regulation E (Electronic Fund Transfers). READ MORE

New CUSO Requirements Begin June 30

June 25, 2014
Key change addresses NCUA’s concerns over its ability to monitor and evaluate CUSO risks. READ MORE

Tune in for Expert Compliance Updates

June 01, 2014
For concrete, straightforward analysis of today’s most relevant compliance news, tune in to the CUNA Pressing Compliance Updates series. READ MORE

Focus on Fair Lending Exam Hot Spots

June 01, 2014
NCUA again will take a risk-based approach to selecting federal credit unions for fair lending exams and off-site supervision contacts this year. READ MORE
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New Compliance Resource from the NCUA

The NCUA has recently published a “Consumer Compliance Regulatory Resources” page, on their website. The page does not contain any new guidance from the NCUA at this point, but is more of a resource for finding links to additional resources from the FFIEC, CFPB, and of course the NCUA.   Areas which are currently listed on […]

NCUA’s Proposed Appraisal Rule: The Sequel

Last week, we discussed the NCUA’s proposed rulemaking related to appraisals. In today’s post, I’ll discuss parts two and three of that proposal. Part two of the proposed rule seeks to establish consistency between credit unions and other banking agencies as to when an appraisal is required in connection with a real estate related transaction. […]

NCUA’s Proposed Appraisal Rule: Part One

On June 26th, the National Credit Union Administration (“NCUA”) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register related to appraisals. In today’s post, I’ll discuss part one of the proposed rule. Next Tuesday, I’ll discuss parts two and three. Currently, under Section 701.31(c)(5) of the NCUA’s rules and regulations, Federal credit unions (“FCUs”) are required […]
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