Compliance

Don't Panic, But Start Developing Your EMV Strategy

March 01, 2013
Make sure your technology road map aligns with the EMV road map. READ MORE

Getting Through the Gridlock

March 01, 2013
Sadly, it’s hard to overstate the magnitude of Congressional gridlock. READ MORE

CFPB Adds to Stack of Mortgage Rules

February 28, 2013
In mid-January, the CFPB opened the floodgates, and mortgage lending rules began gushing out. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Adverse Action Notifications

February 19, 2013
Also, answers to questions about the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Office of Foreign Assets Control. READ MORE

Fixing the International Remittance Rule

February 18, 2013
We’re advocating for ample compliance time, in recognition of the fact that many vendors may need additional time to get ready. READ MORE

CUs’ Regulatory Burden Will Be Our Focus

February 18, 2013
We’ll urge Congress to exercise greater oversight on regulatory issues—to ensure accountability for agency actions. READ MORE

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

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#BSA #AML Examination Manuel Update released

On December 2nd the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released the much anticipated revised Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Examination Manual. An update for this manual had not been released since 2010. The revisions clarify supervisory expectations and incorporate regulatory changes since the last update. Numerous revisions have been made throughout the manual. Sections […]

#FannieMae & #FreddieMac’s New Guidelines Aim to Make Mortgage Lending Easier

New guidelines from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took effect this Monday, with the intent of relaxing lending standards for borrowers.  The new guidelines provide clarification on when lenders can be penalized for making mistakes in mortgages they sell to Fannie and Freddie.  Prior to the update, lenders  cautious of making a mistake kept strict standards […]

Proposed Changes to Mortgage Servicing Rules

On November 20th the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) proposed to amend several mortgage servicing rules under both Regulation Z and Regulation X. The proposed rule is 492 pages long and to date has not been thoroughly vetted. However, let’s take a look at some of the highlights: Successors in Interest: A successor in interest […]
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