Compliance

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

A Complex Appraisal Reg, In a Nutshell

April 01, 2011
What are the Dodd-Frank Act's new requirements for appraisal independence? READ MORE

More Mortgage Changes Are on the Way

March 25, 2011
A second interim rule amends Mortgage Disclosure Improvement Act requirements. READ MORE

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