Articles by Valerie Moss

Forms Will Change With CFPB in Charge

New language will be required by Jan. 1, 2013.
April 1, 2012
Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) transferred rule-making authority for a number of consumer financial protection laws from seven federal agencies to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as of July 21, 2011. 
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Handle Medical Information With Care

Exercise caution when requesting information on medical debts.
February 1, 2012
The Fair Credit Reporting Act limits consumer reporting agencies' ability to furnish reports containing consumers' medical information.
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What’s Happening on the BSA Front?

Highlights from the CUNA-NASCUS Bank Secrecy Act Conference.
January 13, 2012
Here’s a BSA update, highlighting recent actions by FinCEN, which oversees compliance with BSA/anti-money laundering.
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Debit Card Interchange FAQs

Highlights of the reg’s requirements and effective dates.
November 14, 2011
The Federal Reserve released a compliance guide that includes FAQs about the Electronic Fund Transfer Act.
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What Is Adverse Action?

Answers to CU questions about adverse action notices.
October 15, 2011
The Dodd-Frank Act amended FCRA to require CUs to disclose that a credit score was used in taking any adverse employment action.
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Re-Evaluate Authentication Systems

Cyber crime remains a continuous threat.
September 1, 2011
This summer the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) agencies issued a supplement to their 2005 guidance (“Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment”).
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Responding to Data Breaches

CUs must have a response program for unauthorized access to member information.
August 1, 2011
Data breaches have dominated the headlines in recent months.
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Go Green, but Comply With E-Sign

A question-and-answer guide to E-Sign compliance.
July 16, 2011
CUNA’s regulatory compliance team receives loads of questions every month regarding e-statements, home banking, and compliance with E-Sign.
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Flood Insurance 101

Answers to common questions about flood insurance regs.
June 24, 2011
What you need to know to comply with federal flood insurance regulations.
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A Complex Appraisal Reg, In a Nutshell

New Reg Z provisions take effect this month.
April 1, 2011
What are the Dodd-Frank Act's new requirements for appraisal independence?
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