Compliance

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

Understand Payroll Card Rules

November 19, 2013
Employees are entitled to the protections of the Electronic Fund Transfers Act (EFTA), and Regulation E’s provisions applicable to payroll cards. READ MORE

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CFPB Issues Proposed Prepaid Rule

On the 13th of November the CFPB issued the prepaid account proposal that we had been expecting for a quite a while.  I thought it might be helpful to provide a very high-level summary of the proposal, which I’ve included below.  If you’re particularly interested in this rule, and would like to read all 870 […]

#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. […]
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