Articles by Colleen Kelly

Compliance Matters

Privacy Rule Doesn’t Necessarily Purge Paper

CUs must meet several compliance criteria to post notices solely online.
The CFPB doesn't require CUs to use the alternative delivery method.
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How FATCA Will Affect Your W-8BEN Forms

Recent regulatory changes mean the law impacts more CUs than previously thought.
Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2010 in response to a series of U.S. tax evasion scandals.
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Can CUs Serve the Budding Marijuana Industry?

The compliance burden of doing so appears not only insurmountable, but also overreaching.
Until marijuana-related businesses are legal at the federal level, CUs may be taking a great risk by serving them.
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Mortgage Servicing Rule: A Moving Target

Uncertainty surrounding CFPB’s additional clarifications hinders compliance by January 2014.
The CFPB revisions to the mortgage servicing rule demonstrate the agency’s attentiveness to lenders’ concerns.
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Mortgage Lenders Prepare For June 1

Three Reg Z changes precede an avalanche of CFPB rules to implement next year.
The bulk of the new mortgage rules won’t take effect until next year
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Nonresident Alien Reporting

Update policies and procedures to comply with this new rule.
The rule goes into effect just weeks from now, on Jan. 1, 2013.
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Advice From the Compliance Front Line

You’ve just been promoted to compliance officer. What do you need to know?
Top 10 list of must-do suggestions from credit union compliance professionals.
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