Compliance

My First Year: The Good, Bad, and Downright Ugly

December 05, 2012
CUs focus too little energy on compliance. That must change. READ MORE

Update Forms to Reference CFPB

November 30, 2012
Dodd-Frank transferred rule-making authority for a number of consumer financial protection laws to the CFPB. READ MORE

FEMA Flood Determination Form

November 27, 2012
The form is available at floodsmart.gov. READ MORE

Take a Holistic Approach to Compliance

November 21, 2012
Dividing compliance responsibilities among different departments leads to inconsistencies. READ MORE

Expect a ‘Wild Compliance Ride’ in 2013

November 20, 2012
Compliance often lacks black and white answers, so the ability to interpret rules and assess risk is essential. READ MORE

Compliance Management Programs

November 19, 2012
The CFPB has taken the Federal Reserve and Basel guidance and integrated it into its examination procedures READ MORE

The Six Must-Have Skills for Compliance Officers

November 18, 2012
'The role of the compliance officer is changing and finding staff with the right skills is a higher priority than ever before.' READ MORE

SCRA Compliance

November 11, 2012
The SCRA provides certain financial protections to active-duty military personnel. READ MORE

Lending Compliance Takes a Detour

November 01, 2012
CUs now can find the lending solution that is right for members. READ MORE

NMLS Annual Renewal Begins

November 01, 2012
Direct questions to the NMLS call center at 240-386-4444. It’s open during this renewal period from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST. READ MORE

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#FinCEN smuggling & trafficking guidance

Detecting and reporting suspicious transactions is essential in the financial industry. FinCEN issued an advisory last week to help financial institutions identify “red flags” to assist with the identification and reporting of suspicious financial activities connected with human smuggling and trafficking. Detecting and reporting: Important observations when interacting with members and throughout the credit unions […]

SCRA: An Acronym You Need to Know

In May, the United States Department of Justice announced a $60 million settlement with student loan servicer Sallie Mae for alleged violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). As a result, the once seemingly forgotten 4th fair lending law now resumes its rightful place center stage. If it’s been awhile since your credit union’s […]

Elder Justice Site Launched

Whether it has become more common due to our aging society, or it is simply more prevalent in the news, elder abuse is receiving more attention as of late.  The Department of Justice felt that this topic was deserving of additional resources, and thus created an Elder Justice website. The website contains resources for victims […]
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