Compliance

Agency Protects Stay-At-Home Spouses

July 24, 2013
Regulation Z amendment allows card issuers to consider a working spouse's income as that of the applicant's under certain conditions. READ MORE

When You Are—And Aren't—A Loan Originator

July 22, 2013
The loan originator compensation rule has a lot of moving parts that will require changes at most CUs. READ MORE

Get Your 2013 Mortgage Lending Almanac

July 22, 2013
New rules will recast mortgage lending from application to servicing. READ MORE

CFPB Clarifies Escrows Final Rule

July 21, 2013
Rule lengthens the time you must maintain a mandatory escrow account established for a higher-priced mortgage. READ MORE

Remittance Transfer Rule Takes Effect Oct. 28

July 10, 2013
Amendments provide new protections to consumers who send remittance transfers outside the U.S. READ MORE

NCUA's Derivatives Proposal

July 10, 2013
Final rule should allow better matching between assets and liabilities. READ MORE

Guard Against Social Media's Liability Risks

July 09, 2013
A recent survey indicated that 62% of U.S. financial institutions were not using social media because they worry about compliance violations. READ MORE

More Members, Regs, and a Future Focus

July 01, 2013
CUs are the model of the future. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Ability-to-Repay and Mobile Homes

July 01, 2013
The ATR rule will apply to any consumer credit transaction that’s secured by a dwelling. READ MORE

Comply With COPPA by July 1

July 01, 2013

The COPPA rule applies to operators of commercial websites and online services directed to children under age 13 that collect, use, or disclose personal information from children.

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