Compliance

Comply With COPPA by July 1

July 01, 2013

The COPPA rule applies to operators of commercial websites and online services directed to children under age 13 that collect, use, or disclose personal information from children.

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Credit Insurance Financing Prohibition Delayed

July 01, 2013

CUNA formally requested the delay so the CFPB could clarify certain issues and provide more time for credit unions to implement changes.

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CFPB Amends Ability-to-Repay

July 01, 2013

The CFPB created specific exemptions and modifications for small creditors, community development lenders, and housing stabilization programs.

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National Supervision Policy Manual At-A-Glance

June 25, 2013
NCUA’s National Supervisory Policy Manual aims to ensure examiners treat CUs uniformly. READ MORE

Get Comfortable with Constantly Changing Regulations

June 18, 2013
Like death and taxes, the growing volume of complex regulations is inevitable. READ MORE

High-Cost vs. Higher-Priced

June 06, 2013
Mortgages that fall into the high-cost or higher-priced category have certain restrictions and requirements, so it’s important to understand what they are. READ MORE

Delivering Substance on Regulatory Relief

June 06, 2013
When it comes to regulatory relief, CUs deliver substance with the rhetoric. READ MORE

NCUA's National Supervision Policy Manual

June 01, 2013
Agency's manual requires examiners to act on unresolved DORs regardless of a CU's CAMEL rating. READ MORE

NCUA Addresses Troubled Debt Restructuring

June 01, 2013

The guidance describes in detail how examiners will apply the regulatory changes that the NCUA Board approved last year.

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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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