Compliance

Rule Requires Mortgage Payment Summary

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

Fed Establishes New Office

November 05, 2010
The office will develop and coordinate staff efforts to identify and analyze potential risks to the financial system and the broader economy. READ MORE

Compliance Matters

November 01, 2010
NCUA's rule on STS loans, CRA compliance update, and investment due diligence. READ MORE

Follow ADA’s ATM Standards

November 01, 2010
Revised regs update ADA standards governing certain facilities. READ MORE

Three-M Laws: Tolls On the Road to Foreclosure

November 01, 2010
New state statutes likely will lengthen the foreclosure process. READ MORE

New Challenges From a More Divided Congress

November 01, 2010
CUNA stands ready to advance CU issues in the new political environment. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: FACT Act

October 26, 2010
What are the timing rules for the FACT Act risk-based pricing regulations that go into effect Jan. 1, 2011? READ MORE

So Many Issues, So Little Time

October 25, 2010
CUNA will fight to contain the burdens associated with new directives and rules. READ MORE

Fed Proposes Reg Z Amendments

October 21, 2010
The proposal would clarify portions of the Federal Reserve's final rules implementing the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, which was enacted in May 2009. READ MORE

Cheney Defends CUs on 'Squawk Box'

October 11, 2010
CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney appeared live this morning on CNBC's Squawk Box to talk about credit unions and whether NCUA's plan for dealing with the corporates constitutes a credit union bailout. READ MORE

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#BSA #AML Examination Manuel Update released

On December 2nd the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released the much anticipated revised Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Examination Manual. An update for this manual had not been released since 2010. The revisions clarify supervisory expectations and incorporate regulatory changes since the last update. Numerous revisions have been made throughout the manual. Sections […]

#FannieMae & #FreddieMac’s New Guidelines Aim to Make Mortgage Lending Easier

New guidelines from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took effect this Monday, with the intent of relaxing lending standards for borrowers.  The new guidelines provide clarification on when lenders can be penalized for making mistakes in mortgages they sell to Fannie and Freddie.  Prior to the update, lenders  cautious of making a mistake kept strict standards […]

Proposed Changes to Mortgage Servicing Rules

On November 20th the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) proposed to amend several mortgage servicing rules under both Regulation Z and Regulation X. The proposed rule is 492 pages long and to date has not been thoroughly vetted. However, let’s take a look at some of the highlights: Successors in Interest: A successor in interest […]
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