Compliance

Handle Medical Information With Care

February 01, 2012
The Fair Credit Reporting Act limits consumer reporting agencies' ability to furnish reports containing consumers' medical information. READ MORE

Consumers Confused About Credit Card Terms

February 01, 2012
In December 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report on its first three months of collecting credit card complaint data.  READ MORE

NCUA Posts List of Regs to Review

January 30, 2012
Under review in 2012 are rules governing bylaws, fields of membership, fixed asset ownership, mergers, corporate credit unions, and more. READ MORE

CUNA Urges CFPB to Provide Reg Relief

January 23, 2012
CUNA cites need to address a number of issues, including ATM disclosures and HMDA triggers. READ MORE

Court OKs Up-Front Card Fees

January 13, 2012
The original rule regarding the limitation of fees during the first year after an account is opened remains in place and credit unions should continue to comply with it. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Branch Office Closures

January 13, 2012
Also covered are questions about NMLS administrators, FCRA negative information notices, and garnishment orders. READ MORE

What’s Happening on the BSA Front?

January 13, 2012
Here’s a BSA update, highlighting recent actions by FinCEN, which oversees compliance with BSA/anti-money laundering. READ MORE

Credit Reports: Useful Screen Or Lawsuit Unforeseen?

January 11, 2012
Before requesting that next credit report, make sure you comply with new restrictions imposed through state and federal laws. READ MORE

Beware ATM Fee Lawsuits

January 02, 2012
CUNA and CUNA Mutual offer nine risk-mitigation strategies. READ MORE

Compliance Burden Grows Heavier

January 01, 2012
The current regulatory environment is fast-paced and unrelenting. READ MORE

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CUNA Announces New NMLS Approved Self-Study Loan Originator Course

Section 1026.36 of Regulation Z requires loan originators to receive periodic training. This training must cover Federal and State law requirements that relate to the individual loan originator’s origination activities. What training will meet...

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The CFPB issued a proposal in February of this year to suspend credit card agreement submissions, as required by Regulation Z, for a year while they work on their database, has been finalized. It...

It’s Not Suspicious, He Does it All the Time

Once, when I was conducting BSA training for front-line staff regarding suspicious activity, I gave them an example of a retired gentleman at the credit union that several times a week made multiple cash...
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