Compliance

Agencies Clarify Changes to Flood Insurance Rules

June 01, 2013

After the promulgation of final regulations, the agencies expect to undertake a review of the interagency questions and answers and may propose changes as appropriate.

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Overdraft Protection Plans Getting A Closer Look

May 27, 2013
CUs consistently offer lower and fewer fees than their bank competitors. READ MORE

Apprise Your Appraisals

May 19, 2013
CFPB amended Reg B to implement a Dodd-Frank Act amendment to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. READ MORE

NCUA is Looking at Fair Lending Practices

May 13, 2013
Agency will focus on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, and Fair Housing Act. READ MORE

Free Appraisals Must Be Provided to Applicants

May 01, 2013
The Regulation B amendment stems from Dodd-Frank Act alterations to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act concerning appraisals and other valuations. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: FCRA

May 01, 2013
The law doesn't require CUs to provide written adverse action notices. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Debit Card Disputes

April 25, 2013
The Official Staff Commentary to Regulation E [Comment 1005.6(b)-2] states... READ MORE

More Mortgage Changes on the Horizon

April 15, 2013
The new rules already dominate compliance planning for the next year, but CUs must save capacity for potential disclosure changes. READ MORE

HUD Formalizes Discriminatory Effects Standard

April 14, 2013
The rule went into effect on March 18, 2013. READ MORE

Build on a Solid Foundation

April 14, 2013
To implement these rules, credit unions must amend policies and forms, train staff, and adopt new procedures. READ MORE

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