Compliance

Ten Issues on the CFPB's Radar

November 25, 2014
What are the top compliance areas in the bureau's sights next year? READ MORE

Six Ways to Promote a BSA Compliance Culture

November 24, 2014
Creating a culture of compliance starts at the top. READ MORE

Prepare Now for Looming TILA/RESPA Changes

November 04, 2014
'This is the largest mortgage lending regulatory compliance change seen by CUs in recent times.' READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Risk-based Pricing Notice

November 01, 2014
Must a CU provide a risk-based pricing notice to a co-signor? READ MORE

Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking Red Flags

November 01, 2014
How to detect and report suspicious financial activity that might be related to human trafficking. READ MORE

Fed Interchange Report: No Reg II Changes on the Horizon

November 01, 2014
The Fed will maintain its interchange fee standard and fraud prevention adjustment after reviewing data from a September interchange report. READ MORE

CFPB Extends Remittance Rule’s Temporary Exception

November 01, 2014
Amendments extend the rule's temporary exception that permits insured depository institutions to provide estimated, instead of exact, disclosures. READ MORE

Know When to Report Suspicious Activity

October 28, 2014
Front-line staff is the first line of defense against illegal activities such as money laundering and terrorist funding. READ MORE

Manage HELOC End-of-Draw Risks

October 09, 2014
Address examiners' expectations for risk management. READ MORE

FinCEN Releases Customer Due Diligence Proposal

October 01, 2014
Agency published its long-awaited customer due diligence proposal in August. READ MORE

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#Mortgage Rescission: Lawsuit or Letter Required?

Earlier this month the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to weigh in on whether federal law requires borrowers to notify their lender in writing that they intend to rescind their mortgage or if the borrower must file a lawsuit making the claim, within a three year period. Now you may be thinking “Three YEARS!”  I thought […]

Another Year and Another Renewal for SAFE ACT

I figured I would get a good jump on the reminder for credit unions to renew registrations for your Mortgage Loan Originators (MLO) in order to comply with the requirements of the SAFE Act. With the holidays right around the corner , and year end for credit unions, I know it is a busy time for everyone. […]

#2014Election Results: What Does This Mean for Credit Unions?

Due in large part to the advocacy efforts of credit union supporters, 25 out of 29 pro-credit union Senate candidates were victorious on Tuesday.  In addition, credit union-supported candidates had a 92% success rate in House elections, with 336 of the 367 candidates coming out on top.  By and large, the midterm elections resulted in […]
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