Compliance

CFPB Considers Debt Collection Rules

January 07, 2014
CFPB is seeking information from the public on many issues. READ MORE

Liquidity and Contingency Funding Plans

January 01, 2014
Effective March 31, 2014, all federally insured CUs will be subject to NCUA’s new liquidity regulation. READ MORE

CFPB’s Mortgage Servicing Requirements

December 31, 2013
Final rule covers periodic statement requirements, interest-rate adjustments, and more. READ MORE

Things I Think I Know

December 31, 2013
New disclosure requirements will not improve consumers' understanding of loan products. READ MORE

Relief From the Compliance Burden

December 17, 2013
CUs face endless compliance challenges as the New Year approaches, particularly with new mortgage lending rules. READ MORE

Guidance on Mortgage Servicing Rules

December 09, 2013
The CFPB aims to provide “greater clarity to the market” concerning mortgage servicing rules that take effect in January 2014. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Reg B Copies of Appraisals/Valuations

December 01, 2013
What disclosure language should we use for the notice of the right to receive copies of appraisals/valuations under the amended Regulation B? READ MORE

CFPB Publishes Remittance Transfer Exam Procedures

December 01, 2013
The agency’s remittance transfer regulation went into effect on Oct. 28, 2013. READ MORE

Know the Rules on Holiday Gifts

November 27, 2013
As the holiday gift-giving season begins, it’s a good time to review your CU’s Bank Bribery Act policy. READ MORE

Beware Zombies, Vampires, and TCPA

November 25, 2013
Members must provide prior express written consent to receive marketing calls, texts, and faxes. READ MORE

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#VISA #MasterCard Zero Liability Changes

As of October 17, 2014 both VISA and MasterCard will be changing their zero liability policies.  Although they have the same effective date, there are a few key differences to the policy changes: MasterCard Zero liability policy will be expanded to include PIN-based POS and ATM transactions (currently these transactions do not qualify for zero […]

#FinCEN smuggling & trafficking guidance

Detecting and reporting suspicious transactions is essential in the financial industry. FinCEN issued an advisory last week to help financial institutions identify “red flags” to assist with the identification and reporting of suspicious financial activities connected with human smuggling and trafficking. Detecting and reporting: Important observations when interacting with members and throughout the credit unions […]

SCRA: An Acronym You Need to Know

In May, the United States Department of Justice announced a $60 million settlement with student loan servicer Sallie Mae for alleged violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). As a result, the once seemingly forgotten 4th fair lending law now resumes its rightful place center stage. If it’s been awhile since your credit union’s […]
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