The NCUA promised enhanced examination planning procedures and scheduling changes for 2017, and outlined those changes in a letter to credit union sent in the final days of 2016. The extended cycle applies CUs that meet certain requirements.
The CFPB recently released a bulletin designed to protect consumers from potentially harmful production incentives. In a recent CompBlog entry, CUNA compliance staff examined the bulletin and addressed why it is important to have a robust compliance management system.
Section 314(b) of the USA PATRIOT Act, permits financial institutions and associations of financial institutions to voluntarily share information with one another, under a safe harbor, for identifying activities that may involve money laundering or terrorist activity.
CUNA hosted its annual Bank Secrecy Act Conference last week in conjunction with the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors. Attendees heard from a variety of experts on the top BSA issues.
As the holidays approach, many credit unions have questions about consecutive day closings. For example, a credit union might like to close for Thanksgiving, Nov. 24 and remain closed until the following Monday, Nov. 28. Is that allowed?
The CFPB released the results of its survey on debt collection Thursday, prior to its discussion on the same topic. The survey, which consisted of 53 questions about first- and third-party debt collection, does not specifically identify credit unions.
The CFPB will discuss debt collection at a public event Thursday, scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. (ET). The event will feature remarks from CFPB Director Richard Cordray and will be streamed live online.