Compliance

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

Compliance Q&A: Fair Credit Reporting Act

November 01, 2012
Members can receive a free copy of their credit reports from the nationwide consumer reporting companies. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Suspicious Activity Reports

November 01, 2012
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network recently clarified rules for financial institutions. READ MORE

‘If You’re Not at the Table You’re on the Menu’

October 26, 2012
CUs face “crisis of creeping complexity” in regulations. READ MORE

CFPB Sets Remittance Transfer Safe Harbor

October 24, 2012
The NPR sought comment on whether to provide a safe harbor to exempt institutions from the rule. READ MORE

NCUA’s Top 10 Compliance Issues

October 22, 2012
Topping the list are multi-featured open-end lending plans. READ MORE

‘Know Before You Owe’ Continues to Evolve

October 01, 2012
The project aims to combine the early disclosures required by TIL and RESPA into one document. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Reg E’s Remittance Transfer Rule

October 01, 2012
CUs that offer remittance transfer services generally must provide the member with a written prepayment disclosure. READ MORE

Mortgage Fraud Advisory

October 01, 2012
No single red flag will be definitive proof of fraudulent activity. READ MORE

Mobile Offers Opportunities, Threats

October 01, 2012
How big are those risks? It’s hard to tell. 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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