Articles by Bill Klewin

Beware of Casual Conversation with Members

In certain situations, friendly banter can put your CU at risk.
July 29, 2014
Without proper controls and training, being too friendly can be dangerous to your CU’s health.
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Use Compliance to Navigate Risk

Integrate regulatory compliance responsibilities into your CU’s daily operations.
May 30, 2014
View regulatory compliance as an opportunity, not a burden, compliance expert advises.
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Things I Think I Know

A curmudgeon’s take on compliance requirements in the New Year.
December 31, 2013
New disclosure requirements will not improve consumers' understanding of loan products.
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Beware Zombies, Vampires, and TCPA

Some scary stories are real—and potentially costly.
November 25, 2013
Members must provide prior express written consent to receive marketing calls, texts, and faxes.
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Get Comfortable with Constantly Changing Regulations

Follow a three-step road map to manage the growing compliance burden.
June 18, 2013
Like death and taxes, the growing volume of complex regulations is inevitable.
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Lending Compliance Takes a Detour

Slow down and watch for compliance hazards with multifeatured open-end lending plans.
November 1, 2012
CUs now can find the lending solution that is right for members.
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It’s Time for an Auto Lending Compliance Tune-up

Auto-loan uptick provides opportunity for review.
July 27, 2012
Compliance requirements differ for direct and indirect loans.
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CFPB: Brace for Impact

CUs must continue to watch the volume, complexity, and novelty of new consumer regulations.
March 1, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking very seriously its role as protector of consumers against abusive credit providers.
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CFPB: A Cry From The Heart

Establish the new agency’s legality before subjecting CUs to still more regulations.
February 10, 2012
CUs face a deluge of rules both baffling and complex.
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CFPB Takes on Perennial Challenge as First Big Test

From Ficus to Nandina, agency aims to simplify cumbersome and redundant mortgage disclosures.
December 21, 2011
It would be a rare win-win if the new bureau could streamline the mortgage process for lenders in a way borrowers could understand.
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