Compliance

Compliance Q&A: OFAC-blocked Account

January 29, 2013
In most cases, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations contain provisions to allow a financial institution to debit blocked accounts for normal service charges. READ MORE

CFPB Issues New Proposal on International Remittances

January 21, 2013
CUNA remains concerned over remittance exemption rules. READ MORE

CFPB Amends Remittance Transfer Rule

January 13, 2013
About a year ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published amendments to Regulation E. READ MORE

Servicemember Foreclosure Protections Expand in 2013

January 07, 2013
The SCRA provides a wide range of protections for those entering the military, called to active duty, or already deployed. READ MORE

Fair Lending Will Heat Up Again in 2013

January 01, 2013
Here’s why you can expect fair lending compliance to heat up this year. READ MORE

New Rules for Open-End Lending

December 31, 2012
Review policies and procedures to ensure conformance with NCUA’s updated guidance. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Risk-based Pricing Notice

December 26, 2012
Get compliance details on Regulation E remittance transfer rule and Bank Secrecy Act. READ MORE

Nonresident Alien Reporting

December 21, 2012
The rule goes into effect just weeks from now, on Jan. 1, 2013. READ MORE

‘Want Some Basel in Your Soup?’

December 18, 2012
When I first heard of Basel III, I thought it was a genetic mutation of a plant I often put on homemade pizza. READ MORE

Gearing Up for Remittance Transfers Reg

December 17, 2012
The agency released a guide for small businesses—International Fund Transfers: Small Entity Compliance Guide. 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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