Compliance

Mercer: Good Isn’t Good Enough

June 20, 2012
‘We can’t play at the same level by working harder using the same techniques.' READ MORE

Cheney: Look to the Future With a Common Purpose

June 19, 2012
Don’t let others define what CUs are and what they should be, CUNA's CEO urged ACUC attendees Monday. READ MORE

NCUA Responding to CU Exam Issues

June 13, 2012
The most efficient examinations are ones in which credit union officials and examiners treat each other as professionals and respect each other’s informed points of views. READ MORE

Prepare for Interest-Rate Risk Reg

June 13, 2012
Federally insured credit unions with more than $50 million in assets must comply with the IRR regulation, but federally insured credit unions with less than $10 million in assets are exempt. READ MORE

Know Before You Owe Mortgages: A Game-Changer

June 11, 2012
By proposing rules after soliciting feedback, CFPB has changed the rules of the rulemaking game—and spectators need to pay attention. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

June 01, 2012
Does the SCRA allow a servicemember to terminate an auto lease? READ MORE

Mortgage CUSOs Must Develop BSA-AML Program

June 01, 2012
Those that offer residential mortgage services must comply with the rule by Aug. 13, 2012. READ MORE

Fed Amends Regulation D

June 01, 2012
Change will create a common two-week maintenance period for all depository institutions. READ MORE

CFPB Details Mortgage Servicing Rules

June 01, 2012
The CFPB will work extensively with consumers and the financial services industry to develop the proposed mortgage servicing rules. READ MORE

FinCEN Issues SAR Confidentiality Advisory

May 22, 2012
There are consequences for failing to maintain SAR confidentiality. 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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