Compliance

Agency Expands HMDA Requirements

May 03, 2014
CFPB expands HMDA to help spot discriminatory or other negative mortgage lending trends. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Home Equity Line of Credit

May 01, 2014
Are credit unions permitted to include mandatory arbitration clauses in their home equity line of credit (HELOC) agreements? READ MORE

CFO 2.0

May 01, 2014
These executives must also deal with public relations and stakeholder management. READ MORE

Congress Amends 2012 Flood Reform Law

May 01, 2014
The new law reinstates lower insurance rates for grandfathered properties and extends the effective date of the pending flood insurance escrow rules to Jan. 1, 2016. READ MORE

NCUA's Derivatives Ruling and CU Eligibility

May 01, 2014
It granted this authority after gathering responses to its proposed ruling. READ MORE

Risk-Based Capital Proposal Raises Red Flags

April 30, 2014
CUNA urges CUs to voice their concerns before the comment period closes May 28. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Regulation B

April 21, 2014
Does Regulation B permit creditors to charge members a fee for photocopies of appraisals? READ MORE

Review Foreign Sanctions Evaders List

April 07, 2014
OFAC publishes a list of foreign individuals and entities determined to have violated U.S. sanctions on Syria or Iran. READ MORE

Consider the Risks Before Serving Marijuana Businesses

April 01, 2014
But it’s up to each institution to decide whether it’s worth the risk. READ MORE

Can CUs Serve the Budding Marijuana Industry?

April 01, 2014
Until marijuana-related businesses are legal at the federal level, CUs may be taking a great risk by serving them. 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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