Compliance

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

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

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#VISA #MasterCard Zero Liability Changes

As of October 17, 2014 both VISA and MasterCard will be changing their zero liability policies.  Although they have the same effective date, there are a few key differences to the policy changes: MasterCard Zero liability policy will be expanded to include PIN-based POS and ATM transactions (currently these transactions do not qualify for zero […]

#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 […]
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