Compliance

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

Exam Time? Announce Your Presence with Authority

March 30, 2012
Develop a good working relationship with your examiner—but make it clear you have a well-thought-out business plan. READ MORE

Top 10 ‘Additional Triggers’

March 22, 2012
The recent GAO report regarding NCUA and failed CUs was an eye-opener. READ MORE

Navigating Dodd-Frank’s Murky Waters

March 22, 2012
Traversing the ever-changing regulatory environment of yesterday seems like child’s play compared with the “new normal” of today. READ MORE

The Interaction of SCRA and Reg Z

March 22, 2012
The first thought a CU has when it learns a member is in the military or is about to go on active  duty is that it will have to comply with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. READ MORE

Which Picture Will CUs Paint?

March 20, 2012
What will the CU movement look like in 2034—the centennial of the first federally chartered credit union? READ MORE

A Proactive Regulatory Approach

March 20, 2012
New approach by regulator isn't mean to cause undue burden on CUs. READ MORE

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