Compliance

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

NCUA Eliminates Two Controversial Corporate Requirements

April 21, 2011
NCUA improved its corporate CU rule by eliminating requirements that were at odds with CUs' interests and the agency’s legal authority. READ MORE

Agencies Issue Rule on Garnishments

April 17, 2011
Garnishment orders, Reg Z escrow rules, an elder law advisory and more. READ MORE

‘You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me!’

April 14, 2011
New mortgage disclosures mean CUs face a short compliance timeframe and difficult problems to solve. Again. READ MORE

It's Time for Spring Cleaning

April 11, 2011
Identify in your policies how long you'll keep certain documents. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: RESPA Protections

April 08, 2011
When does RESPA apply to manufactured homes? READ MORE

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#Mortgage Rescission: Lawsuit or Letter Required?

Earlier this month the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to weigh in on whether federal law requires borrowers to notify their lender in writing that they intend to rescind their mortgage or if the borrower must file a lawsuit making the claim, within a three year period. Now you may be thinking “Three YEARS!”  I thought […]

Another Year and Another Renewal for SAFE ACT

I figured I would get a good jump on the reminder for credit unions to renew registrations for your Mortgage Loan Originators (MLO) in order to comply with the requirements of the SAFE Act. With the holidays right around the corner , and year end for credit unions, I know it is a busy time for everyone. […]

#2014Election Results: What Does This Mean for Credit Unions?

Due in large part to the advocacy efforts of credit union supporters, 25 out of 29 pro-credit union Senate candidates were victorious on Tuesday.  In addition, credit union-supported candidates had a 92% success rate in House elections, with 336 of the 367 candidates coming out on top.  By and large, the midterm elections resulted in […]
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