Compliance

CUNA’s Interchange Push

June 24, 2011
Job one: Preserve as much fee income as possible. READ MORE

Flood Insurance 101

June 24, 2011
What you need to know to comply with federal flood insurance regulations. READ MORE

Draft a Compliance QB

June 14, 2011
Create and implement a compliance game plan. READ MORE

The Story of the Evil Weasel

June 14, 2011
In an epic battle between an evil weasel and elected officials, bet on the weasel. READ MORE

Ready for July 21?

June 11, 2011
July 21, 2011, is a significant date for all credit union compliance staff. Why? READ MORE

Cheney ‘Deeply Disappointed’ Over Interchange Vote

June 09, 2011
The Senate on Wednesday rejected an amendment from Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., that would have delayed implementation of the Federal Reserve’s debit card interchange fee cap. READ MORE

Compliance Matters: Mortgage Origination Standards

June 01, 2011
Mortgage origination standards, MLO registration, ATM signage, and more. READ MORE

Garnishment Rules and Protections

May 18, 2011
The interim final rule restricting garnishments on certain federal benefit payments went into effect on May 1, 2011. Credit unions have until May 24, 2011 to submit comments. READ MORE

Compliance Matters: Comment on Reg CC Proposal

May 01, 2011
Reg CC proposals, credit score disclosures, streamlined BSA regulations, and more. READ MORE

Write Comment Letters That Work

April 28, 2011
NCUA Chairman says the agency sometimes makes significant changes to regulations based on CU comment letters. 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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