Compliance

No Reg Relief in Sight

January 01, 2011
CUs' compliance load just keeps getting heavier. READ MORE

FACT Act Final Rule: Are You Ready?

December 27, 2010
The time has come to implement the risk-based pricing notice requirements under the FACT Act. READ MORE

Beware the Fed’s Proposals Within Proposals

December 27, 2010
Buried within a Fed proposal regarding reverse mortgages and the right of rescission are additional disclosures for insurance products. READ MORE

Confusion Reigns Over Reg Z Changes

December 21, 2010
A rash of recent Regulation Z mortgage lending changes has heads spinning. READ MORE

Fed Proposes New Consumer Protection Regs

December 14, 2010
The proposed rules would amend Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) and Regulation M (Consumer Leasing) to implement a provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act). READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Open-End Loans

December 03, 2010
What's the rule for mailing statements on open-end loans without grace periods? READ MORE

Compliance Matters

December 01, 2010
RegFlex restrictions, NCUA's merger partner registry, SAFE Act registration procedures, and compliance Q&A. READ MORE

NCUA Extends Comment Period on Corporate Rule Amendments

November 30, 2010

The National Credit Union Administration Board extended the comment period to Jan. 28, 2011, on the proposed corporate rule amendments issued at the agency's November 18 meeting.

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Fed Provides CARD Act Clarification

November 24, 2010
The Fed recently provided another proposal related to the CARD Act. But this one is actually helpful. READ MORE

Rule Requires Mortgage Payment Summary

November 19, 2010
Rule requires disclosures on how mortgage payments change over time. 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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