Compliance

Mortgage Lenders Prepare For June 1

April 01, 2013
The bulk of the new mortgage rules won’t take effect until next year READ MORE

Learn Strategies to Mitigate Cyberattacks

April 01, 2013
Distributed denial-of-service attacks cause Internet based service outages by overloading system resources, preventing legitimate users from accessing websites. READ MORE

A Few Highlights from CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference

April 01, 2013
It’s time for another big idea, journalist and author Tom Brokaw told attendees of CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. READ MORE

Beware Mortgage Servicing Rule Pollyanna

March 22, 2013
Collective sigh of relief over small servicer exemption is premature. READ MORE

Advanced Transaction Monitoring Mitigates ACH Fraud Losses

March 07, 2013
Cyber criminals have cost U.S. companies more than $15 billion over the past five years. READ MORE

The CFPB Is Keeping an Aggressive Pace

March 06, 2013
Prepare for a long path of increased regulatory changes affecting virtually every consumer product and service. READ MORE

More Regulatory Pressure in Store for CUs

March 01, 2013
Pay close attention to dotting regulatory i’s and crossing compliance t’s. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Risk-based Pricing Notice Requirements

March 01, 2013
The Fair Credit Reporting Act requirements only apply to consumer credit. READ MORE

New Online Privacy Protection Rules Take Effect in July

March 01, 2013
The changes go into effect on July 1, 2013. READ MORE

Shifting the Liability

March 01, 2013
Important dates to remember regarding EMV migration. 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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