Compliance

Fight Off Cyber and DDoS Attacks

August 06, 2014
Agency outlines steps CUs should take to address these attacks and mitigate risks. READ MORE

CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Mobile Financial Services

August 01, 2014
Agency explores how mobile technologies affect unbanked consumers. READ MORE

NCUA Launches IRR Resources Web Page

August 01, 2014
Web page features videos, charts, links to NCUA regulations and letters to CUs, and more. READ MORE

Beware of Casual Conversation with Members

July 29, 2014
Without proper controls and training, being too friendly can be dangerous to your CU’s health. READ MORE

Livestream CFPB Advisory Meetings

July 14, 2014
Agency acknowledges CUNA's request for greater transparency by providing a video feed of its sessions. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Dwelling-Secured Loans

July 01, 2014
Does the prohibition on financing premiums for credit insurance on dwelling-secured loans apply to other types of loans, such as auto loans or unsecured credit? READ MORE

How FATCA Will Affect Your W-8BEN Forms

July 01, 2014
Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2010 in response to a series of U.S. tax evasion scandals. READ MORE

Best Practices for Merging CUs

July 01, 2014

NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) issued a new resource in May to assist credit unions in navigating the merger process.

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CFPB Proposes Changes to Annual Privacy Notices

July 01, 2014
Certain CUs would be allowed to post their notices online rather than deliver them individually. READ MORE

CFPB’s eRegulations Tool Now Includes Truth in Lending

July 01, 2014
The CFPB launched the webbased resource last October with the amended Regulation E (Electronic Fund Transfers). READ MORE

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New Year’s Resolution: Brush up on TILA’s Right to Rescind?

In her post on November 18, 2014, my colleague Jennifer Anderson-Kapke made you aware of a case pending before the United States Supreme Court (“SCOTUS”) – Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans. SCOTUS rendered its decision in the case on January 13th. Let’s take a look at what your credit union needs to know. Background On […]

Treasury Lightens Sanctions on Cuba

Anyone a fan of Cuban cigars?  Many people are.  And to be honest, this is probably motivated in part because of the unobtainable factor, since the US has had strong sanctions against Cuba for quite some time. What does this have to do with Credit Union compliance you ask?  Well, effective January 16th, a Cuban […]

#NCUA Releases Risk-Based Capital Proposal

Round two of the risk-based capital proposal has begun. The NCUA board in a 2 to 1 decision voted to issue a second risk-based capital proposal, which contains significant changes from the previously proposed rule. Most notably, NCUA adjusted the asset size of credit unions that are subject to the risk-based net worth ratio requirements. […]
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