Compliance

Ready for July 21?

June 11, 2011
July 21, 2011, is a significant date for all credit union compliance staff. Why? READ MORE

Cheney ‘Deeply Disappointed’ Over Interchange Vote

June 09, 2011
The Senate on Wednesday rejected an amendment from Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., that would have delayed implementation of the Federal Reserve’s debit card interchange fee cap. READ MORE

Compliance Matters: Mortgage Origination Standards

June 01, 2011
Mortgage origination standards, MLO registration, ATM signage, and more. READ MORE

Garnishment Rules and Protections

May 18, 2011
The interim final rule restricting garnishments on certain federal benefit payments went into effect on May 1, 2011. Credit unions have until May 24, 2011 to submit comments. READ MORE

Compliance Matters: Comment on Reg CC Proposal

May 01, 2011
Reg CC proposals, credit score disclosures, streamlined BSA regulations, and more. READ MORE

Write Comment Letters That Work

April 28, 2011
NCUA Chairman says the agency sometimes makes significant changes to regulations based on CU comment letters. READ MORE

NCUA Eliminates Two Controversial Corporate Requirements

April 21, 2011
NCUA improved its corporate CU rule by eliminating requirements that were at odds with CUs' interests and the agency’s legal authority. READ MORE

Agencies Issue Rule on Garnishments

April 17, 2011
Garnishment orders, Reg Z escrow rules, an elder law advisory and more. READ MORE

‘You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me!’

April 14, 2011
New mortgage disclosures mean CUs face a short compliance timeframe and difficult problems to solve. Again. READ MORE

It's Time for Spring Cleaning

April 11, 2011
Identify in your policies how long you'll keep certain documents. 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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