Compliance

CFPB Eyes Consumer Disclosure Trials

February 14, 2013
Dodd-Frank authorized the CFPB to facilitate innovation and to approve trial disclosure programs. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: OFAC-blocked Account

January 29, 2013
In most cases, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations contain provisions to allow a financial institution to debit blocked accounts for normal service charges. READ MORE

CFPB Issues New Proposal on International Remittances

January 21, 2013
CUNA remains concerned over remittance exemption rules. READ MORE

CFPB Amends Remittance Transfer Rule

January 13, 2013
About a year ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published amendments to Regulation E. READ MORE

Servicemember Foreclosure Protections Expand in 2013

January 07, 2013
The SCRA provides a wide range of protections for those entering the military, called to active duty, or already deployed. READ MORE

Fair Lending Will Heat Up Again in 2013

January 01, 2013
Here’s why you can expect fair lending compliance to heat up this year. READ MORE

New Rules for Open-End Lending

December 31, 2012
Review policies and procedures to ensure conformance with NCUA’s updated guidance. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Risk-based Pricing Notice

December 26, 2012
Get compliance details on Regulation E remittance transfer rule and Bank Secrecy Act. READ MORE

Nonresident Alien Reporting

December 21, 2012
The rule goes into effect just weeks from now, on Jan. 1, 2013. READ MORE

‘Want Some Basel in Your Soup?’

December 18, 2012
When I first heard of Basel III, I thought it was a genetic mutation of a plant I often put on homemade pizza. READ MORE

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#VISA #MasterCard Zero Liability Changes

As of October 17, 2014 both VISA and MasterCard will be changing their zero liability policies.  Although they have the same effective date, there are a few key differences to the policy changes: MasterCard Zero liability policy will be expanded to include PIN-based POS and ATM transactions (currently these transactions do not qualify for zero […]

#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 […]
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