Compliance

CUNA Urges CFPB to Provide Reg Relief

January 23, 2012
CUNA cites need to address a number of issues, including ATM disclosures and HMDA triggers. READ MORE

Court OKs Up-Front Card Fees

January 13, 2012
The original rule regarding the limitation of fees during the first year after an account is opened remains in place and credit unions should continue to comply with it. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Branch Office Closures

January 13, 2012
Also covered are questions about NMLS administrators, FCRA negative information notices, and garnishment orders. READ MORE

What’s Happening on the BSA Front?

January 13, 2012
Here’s a BSA update, highlighting recent actions by FinCEN, which oversees compliance with BSA/anti-money laundering. READ MORE

Credit Reports: Useful Screen Or Lawsuit Unforeseen?

January 11, 2012
Before requesting that next credit report, make sure you comply with new restrictions imposed through state and federal laws. READ MORE

Beware ATM Fee Lawsuits

January 02, 2012
CUNA and CUNA Mutual offer nine risk-mitigation strategies. READ MORE

Compliance Burden Grows Heavier

January 01, 2012
The current regulatory environment is fast-paced and unrelenting. READ MORE

Compliance Matters

January 01, 2012
CFPB update, remittance transfers, HUD proposed discrimination standards, and private education loans. READ MORE

Investigate Unauthorized Transactions

December 22, 2011
NCUA indicates some of the most common consumer complaints are related to unauthorized transactions and Regulation E. READ MORE

CFPB Takes on Perennial Challenge as First Big Test

December 21, 2011
It would be a rare win-win if the new bureau could streamline the mortgage process for lenders in a way borrowers could understand. 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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