Compliance

Compliance Q&A: Record Keeping Requirements for Prescreened Credit Offers

September 01, 2013
Anyone who makes a prescreened credit offer must maintain specific records for three years, per the Fair Credit Reporting Act. READ MORE

NCUA Loan Participation Rule Effective Sept. 23

September 01, 2013
The NCUA Board approved a final rule in June to revise its loan participation rules READ MORE

Overdraft Report Raises Consumer Concerns

August 19, 2013
Despite the report, the CFPB isn’t expected to issue a rule to regulate overdraft practices this year. READ MORE

CFPB’s Exam Procedures Are Valuable Tools

August 18, 2013
Review them to survive the tidal wave of new regulations and bolster your compliance efforts. READ MORE

A Dangerous Intersection

August 14, 2013
All CUs should review their confidentiality policies for overbreadth, both in writing and in application. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Indirect Lending

August 09, 2013
Who's responsible for providing the risk-based pricing notice? READ MORE

What’s on the CFPB’s Agenda?

August 05, 2013
Agency moves full speed ahead on additional regulatory rulemaking. READ MORE

Skirting Around Dress Code Discrimination

August 01, 2013
During the summer, employers often are confronted with sticky situations involving the application and enforcement of workplace dress codes. READ MORE

Health-Care Reform Offers Opportunities

August 01, 2013
While health-care reform means new oversights, obligations, and work, it can create opportunities for credit unions prepared to harness them. READ MORE

Find Mortgage Rule Resources Online

August 01, 2013
The CFPB created a one-stop shop for all its 2013 mortgage rules and guidance materials. READ MORE

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#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 […]

Elder Justice Site Launched

Whether it has become more common due to our aging society, or it is simply more prevalent in the news, elder abuse is receiving more attention as of late.  The Department of Justice felt that this topic was deserving of additional resources, and thus created an Elder Justice website. The website contains resources for victims […]
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