Compliance

Take a Proactive Approach to ID Theft

August 01, 2012
‘Our objective is to protect families from this potentially devastating crime.’ READ MORE

Think Twice Before Rejecting Criminals

August 01, 2012
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides only a general outline for how employers should move forward. READ MORE

Avoid These Mortgage Servicing Practices

August 01, 2012
Five federal financial institution regulators issued guidance to mortgage servicers on military homeowners . READ MORE

Regulatory ‘Pendulum’ Will Continue to Swing

July 27, 2012
Both regulated and regulator agree the right balance can be difficult to find. READ MORE

It’s Time for an Auto Lending Compliance Tune-up

July 27, 2012
Compliance requirements differ for direct and indirect loans. READ MORE

NCUA to Create Office of National Examinations and Supervision

July 26, 2012
Office will oversee CUs with more than $10 billion in assets and corporate CUs. READ MORE

Three Additional Rules From CFPB

July 20, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau addresses mortgage originator standards, high-cost mortgages, and escrow accounts. READ MORE

Care About the Rule-Making Process

July 02, 2012
Proposed rules are important to follow in this compliance environment. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act

July 01, 2012
Compliance questions and answers about the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and Electronic Fund Transfers. 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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