Compliance

High-Cost vs. Higher-Priced

June 06, 2013
Mortgages that fall into the high-cost or higher-priced category have certain restrictions and requirements, so it’s important to understand what they are. READ MORE

Delivering Substance on Regulatory Relief

June 06, 2013
When it comes to regulatory relief, CUs deliver substance with the rhetoric. READ MORE

NCUA's National Supervision Policy Manual

June 01, 2013
Agency's manual requires examiners to act on unresolved DORs regardless of a CU's CAMEL rating. READ MORE

NCUA Addresses Troubled Debt Restructuring

June 01, 2013

The guidance describes in detail how examiners will apply the regulatory changes that the NCUA Board approved last year.

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CFPB Issues Guide on Truth in Lending

June 01, 2013
The CFPB in April released a “plain language” guide on the agency’s Ability-to-Repay (ATR) and Qualified Mortgage (QM) rule under Regulation Z (Truth in Lending). READ MORE

Agencies Clarify Changes to Flood Insurance Rules

June 01, 2013

After the promulgation of final regulations, the agencies expect to undertake a review of the interagency questions and answers and may propose changes as appropriate.

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Overdraft Protection Plans Getting A Closer Look

May 27, 2013
CUs consistently offer lower and fewer fees than their bank competitors. READ MORE

Apprise Your Appraisals

May 19, 2013
CFPB amended Reg B to implement a Dodd-Frank Act amendment to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. READ MORE

NCUA is Looking at Fair Lending Practices

May 13, 2013
Agency will focus on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, and Fair Housing Act. READ MORE

Free Appraisals Must Be Provided to Applicants

May 01, 2013
The Regulation B amendment stems from Dodd-Frank Act alterations to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act concerning appraisals and other valuations. READ MORE

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Comment on #CFPB HMDA Proposal

Recent regulatory activity has kept the industry writing comment letters in droves, but now is no time to stop writing letters! The CFPB recently proposed a rule updating the reporting requirements of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). Significant provisions in the proposal include; an adjustment to the covered entities that must report HMDA data, […]

Penny for Your Thoughts – Give Your 2₵ on #CUNA Surveys

By now we are all aware of the Letter to Credit Unions sent in January by the NCUA, which stated that credit unions would be assessed civil money penalties if they did not meet the call report filing deadlines.  The first quarter filing deadline has come and gone, and as a result of late filing, […]

Viva Las Vegas #CUNA Lending

If you are sitting around wondering what you are going to do next week and can’t come up with anything exciting, you should join us in Las Vegas next week for CUNA’s Lending Compliance School. We will be hanging out with credit union folks and talking about all the exciting things going on in lending […]
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