Compliance

Agencies Exempt Subset of Higher-Priced Mortgages

February 01, 2014
The CPFB and NCUA exempt loans of $25,000 or less and certain “streamlined refinancings” from the appraisal requirements. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Reg Z Loan Originator Rule

January 23, 2014
What loan originator information must be included on mortgage documents under Reg Z? READ MORE

New Loan Originator Requirements Take Effect

January 14, 2014
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau amended Regulation Z to implement certain Dodd-Frank Act requirements. READ MORE

Reduce the ‘Silo Effect’ Risk

January 14, 2014
ERM is a “comprehensive risk-optimization process that integrates risk management across an organization.” READ MORE

Focusing on Real Regulatory Relief

January 14, 2014
CUs already received one gift to start the new year. READ MORE

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

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Scammers and Fraudsters and Thieves, Oh My!

You’re not the only one excited to see your W2 form in the mailbox – the bad guys are looking forward to it too.  More and more criminals each year are stealing people’s identities so that they can file fraudulent tax returns.  The IRS estimated it paid more than $5 billion in fraudulent tax refunds […]

New Year’s Resolution: Brush up on TILA’s Right to Rescind?

In her post on November 18, 2014, my colleague Jennifer Anderson-Kapke made you aware of a case pending before the United States Supreme Court (“SCOTUS”) – Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans. SCOTUS rendered its decision in the case on January 13th. Let’s take a look at what your credit union needs to know. Background On […]

Treasury Lightens Sanctions on Cuba

Anyone a fan of Cuban cigars?  Many people are.  And to be honest, this is probably motivated in part because of the unobtainable factor, since the US has had strong sanctions against Cuba for quite some time. What does this have to do with Credit Union compliance you ask?  Well, effective January 16th, a Cuban […]
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