Compliance

Matz: NCUA Resources to Go Where Risks Are

October 31, 2013
Video interview with the NCUA chairman addresses stress testing, corporate assessments, and more. READ MORE

Top Five Mortgage Compliance Issues to Address Now

October 23, 2013
CFPB’s new mortgage rules are a major pain point for CUs. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Regulation E Remittance Transfer Rule

October 20, 2013
Does the rule apply to prepaid cards purchased at a CU and sent to someone in a foreign country? READ MORE

FinCEN Reports a Decline in Mortgage Fraud SAR Filings

October 14, 2013
SAR filings grew every year between 2001 and 2011. READ MORE

Mortgage Servicing Rule: A Moving Target

October 01, 2013
The CFPB revisions to the mortgage servicing rule demonstrate the agency’s attentiveness to lenders’ concerns. READ MORE

CFPB Clarifies Ability-to-Repay and Mortgage Servicing Rules

September 26, 2013
These changes become effective Jan. 10, 2014, along with the rest of ATR and mortgage servicing rules. READ MORE

CFPB Publishes Mortgage Rules Readiness Guide

September 19, 2013
Updated periodically, the guide is designed for use by institutions of all sizes. READ MORE

Get Your Whole House in Order

September 16, 2013
Two areas warrant the particular attention of CU staff: fair lending policies and HMDA accuracy. READ MORE

Get Ready for CFPB’s Ability-To-Repay Rule

September 08, 2013
This final rule expands the ATR requirements to include most closed-end mortgages—with a few exceptions. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Record Keeping Requirements for Prescreened Credit Offers

September 01, 2013
Anyone who makes a prescreened credit offer must maintain specific records for three years, per the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 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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