Compliance

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

CFPB Extends Reg Streamlining Deadline

May 01, 2012
Interested parties have until June 4 to provide comments on the bureau's regulatory streamlining project. READ MORE

Self-Audit With Care

April 16, 2012
During the past two years, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has shifted its focus from individual undocumented workers to those who hire them. READ MORE

Three Top Compliance Challenges

April 14, 2012
Increased emphasis on these issues will require CUs to re-examine their processes, disclosures, and training. READ MORE

Forms Will Change With CFPB in Charge

April 01, 2012
Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) transferred rule-making authority for a number of consumer financial protection laws from seven federal agencies to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as of July 21, 2011.  READ MORE

Prepare for New Remittance Rules

April 01, 2012
In January 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) amended Regulation E and its official interpretation to provide new protections to consumers who send remittance transfers to other consumers or businesses in foreign countries.  READ MORE

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