Compliance

Develop an Effective Social Media Policy

February 14, 2011
Thoroughly evaluate four areas of potential risk before engaging in social media. READ MORE

Cheney Urges Regulatory Relief

February 10, 2011
Containing CUs' regulatory burden is one of CUNA's top priorities. READ MORE

Interchange Proposal Tops Regulatory Priorities

February 03, 2011
CUNA continues to address Fed and FASB proposals, financial literacy requirements for directors, and guidance on corporate credit unions and internet banking authentication. READ MORE

Two Reg Revisions to Watch

February 01, 2011
Stay informed about rule changes for debit card interchange fees and corporate CUs. READ MORE

Here Comes GINA

January 31, 2011
Act prohibits the use of genetic information in employment decisions. READ MORE

Addressing Interchange Fees & NCUA Concerns

January 31, 2011
CUNA is pursuing dramatic improvements in the Fed's debit interchange fee proposal. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Adverse Action Notices

January 26, 2011
Is a CU required to send an adverse action notice when it terminates a member's delinquent credit card account? READ MORE

Social Media Compliance: Nine Questions

January 24, 2011
As with other member communications, take proper compliance precautions with your social media efforts. READ MORE

Exam Problems? Know Your Rights

January 19, 2011
CUs have options when they believe an examiner has overstepped his or her authority. READ MORE

Fed Issues Final Mortgage Rules

January 10, 2011
Final rule applies to all consumer mortgages secured by the borrower’s principal dwelling, whether the transaction is a closed-end mortgage or a home equity line of credit. READ MORE

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#BSA #AML Examination Manuel Update released

On December 2nd the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released the much anticipated revised Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Examination Manual. An update for this manual had not been released since 2010. The revisions clarify supervisory expectations and incorporate regulatory changes since the last update. Numerous revisions have been made throughout the manual. Sections […]

#FannieMae & #FreddieMac’s New Guidelines Aim to Make Mortgage Lending Easier

New guidelines from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took effect this Monday, with the intent of relaxing lending standards for borrowers.  The new guidelines provide clarification on when lenders can be penalized for making mistakes in mortgages they sell to Fannie and Freddie.  Prior to the update, lenders  cautious of making a mistake kept strict standards […]

Proposed Changes to Mortgage Servicing Rules

On November 20th the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) proposed to amend several mortgage servicing rules under both Regulation Z and Regulation X. The proposed rule is 492 pages long and to date has not been thoroughly vetted. However, let’s take a look at some of the highlights: Successors in Interest: A successor in interest […]
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