Compliance

CARD Act Compliance: The Final Stage

October 10, 2010
The third phase of the Fed's implementation of the CARD Act. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: E-Statement Notices

October 07, 2010
Are credit unions required to send a monthly e-statement notice via e-mail to members who have signed up for home banking? READ MORE

Clearing Up CARD Act Confusion

October 01, 2010
CUs explain how members and staff are adjusting to CARD Act requirements. READ MORE

Inside the Dodd-Frank Legislative Debate

October 01, 2010
CUNA approached the regulatory restructuring debate with the assumption that a bill was going to become law. READ MORE

Compliance Matters

October 01, 2010
NCUA's indirect lending red flags, ATM accessibility rules, and FDIC's overdraft proposal. READ MORE

The Last Piece of the FACT Act Puzzle

October 01, 2010

Here's a snapshot of the risk-based pricing provisions of the FACT Act.

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The Dodd-Frank Act

October 01, 2010
The Dodd-Frank Act creates hundreds of new rules. How many will affect CUs? READ MORE

More Details Emerge on Corporate CU Plan

September 28, 2010
NCUA will establish 'bridge corporates' to ensure the important services by the five conserved corporates to natural person credit unions regarding payments and settlement aren't disrupted. READ MORE

NCUA Adopts Corporate CU Reforms

September 27, 2010
The agency assumes control of three more corporates, announces a plan to isolate impaired assets, and finalizes stronger regulations. READ MORE

Regulations A to Z

September 20, 2010
Making sense of all the laws and regulations credit unions must deal with can be confusing. Take this sentence: "She violated Reg Z by pushing the APR off of the Reg CC and then adding it to the member's BSA disclosure." 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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