Compliance

CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Mobile Financial Services

August 01, 2014
Agency explores how mobile technologies affect unbanked consumers. READ MORE

NCUA Launches IRR Resources Web Page

August 01, 2014
Web page features videos, charts, links to NCUA regulations and letters to CUs, and more. READ MORE

Beware of Casual Conversation with Members

July 29, 2014
Without proper controls and training, being too friendly can be dangerous to your CU’s health. READ MORE

Livestream CFPB Advisory Meetings

July 14, 2014
Agency acknowledges CUNA's request for greater transparency by providing a video feed of its sessions. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Dwelling-Secured Loans

July 01, 2014
Does the prohibition on financing premiums for credit insurance on dwelling-secured loans apply to other types of loans, such as auto loans or unsecured credit? READ MORE

How FATCA Will Affect Your W-8BEN Forms

July 01, 2014
Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2010 in response to a series of U.S. tax evasion scandals. READ MORE

Best Practices for Merging CUs

July 01, 2014

NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) issued a new resource in May to assist credit unions in navigating the merger process.

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CFPB Proposes Changes to Annual Privacy Notices

July 01, 2014
Certain CUs would be allowed to post their notices online rather than deliver them individually. READ MORE

CFPB’s eRegulations Tool Now Includes Truth in Lending

July 01, 2014
The CFPB launched the webbased resource last October with the amended Regulation E (Electronic Fund Transfers). READ MORE

New CUSO Requirements Begin June 30

June 25, 2014
Key change addresses NCUA’s concerns over its ability to monitor and evaluate CUSO risks. 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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