Compliance

Mortgage CUSOs Must Develop BSA-AML Program

June 01, 2012
Those that offer residential mortgage services must comply with the rule by Aug. 13, 2012. READ MORE

Fed Amends Regulation D

June 01, 2012
Change will create a common two-week maintenance period for all depository institutions. READ MORE

CFPB Details Mortgage Servicing Rules

June 01, 2012
The CFPB will work extensively with consumers and the financial services industry to develop the proposed mortgage servicing rules. READ MORE

FinCEN Issues SAR Confidentiality Advisory

May 22, 2012
There are consequences for failing to maintain SAR confidentiality. READ MORE

CFPB Will Keep CUs Busy

May 21, 2012
Agency puts priority on consolidated mortgage disclosures. READ MORE

CFPB Issues New Remittance Transfer Rule

May 14, 2012
Understand the basics before the February 2013 compliance date. READ MORE

Think You’re Not Affected by CFPB’s Remittance Transfer Rule? Think Again

May 12, 2012
Your CU may be affected by CFPB’s new rule if it engages in international wire transfers or electronic bill pay. READ MORE

Know When to Pull a Credit Report

May 01, 2012
CUs must have a ‘permissible purpose’ to obtain credit reports under the FCRA. READ MORE

Attend NCUA Listening Sessions

May 01, 2012
Registration for sessions in all regions of the country will be free online.  READ MORE

BSA E-Filing Required by July 1

May 01, 2012
A limited number of temporary exemptions granted for some institutions. READ MORE

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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

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