Compliance

Crises Create Compliance Burdens, and 'This One's a Doozy'

July 14, 2010
Sixty-one new regulatory pronouncements were made in 2009 and more are expected in 2010. How can CUs deal with this growing burden? READ MORE

Members Embrace Teen Card

July 08, 2010
A debit card geared to teenagers has generated strong interest among youth seeking financial independence and parents not yet ready to cede all financial controls. Meriwest Credit Union’s new Flow Account allows teenagers to carry a personal Visa Debit Card rather than cash. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: FCRA and Prescreened Credit Offers

July 07, 2010

Q: Is a credit union allowed to use previously obtained credit report information to make prescreened credit offers?

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Compliance Q&A: Good Faith Estimates

July 02, 2010
If a mortgage transaction involves residential property that is new construction, and the mortgage may not close for months, will this impact when you provide the good faith estimate to the borrower? READ MORE

Compliance Matters

July 01, 2010
At press time, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and all of the federal banking agencies (except the Office of Thrift Supervision) had approved the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (SAFE Act) regulations. READ MORE

NCUA Issues Four Prohibition Orders

June 08, 2010

Jason Rene Kisor, a former employee of Pen Air Federal Credit Union, Pensacola, Fla., was convicted of theft, embezzlement, ...

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Comply With Internet Gambling Regs

June 01, 2010
June 1, 2010, is the compliance date for the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act regulations. READ MORE

Gift Card Compliance Begins in August

June 01, 2010
This spring, the Federal Reserve Board amended Regulation E to implement the gift card provisions of the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Reg E and Negative Balance Fees

May 14, 2010
Does the new Reg E overdraft rule allow credit unions to charge a negative balance fee when the member’s ATM/debit card overdraft leads to a negative balance for a long period of time? READ MORE

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CFPB Action on Deceptive Advertising

In February, the CFPB took action against three mortgage companies, Flagship Financial Group , American Preferred Lending , and All Financial Services , for allegedly violating Regulation N, Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising.  This rule prohibits “any person to make...

Integrated Disclosures: Will You ComplyRight?

The next big ticket item on your compliance to-do is preparing for the CFPB’s Integrated Disclosures rule which becomes effective August 1st. The rule combines the disclosures required under Regulation Z and RESPA into...

Don’t Be Late for These Very Important Dates!

The clock is ticking on two deadlines that may benefit your credit union!  First off – the CFPB is accepting applications for its advisory groups, including the Credit Union Advisory Council.  The council was...
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