Under the CFPB’s updated mortgage servicing rules, credit unions are required to include policies and procedures relating to “successors in interest" when notice of the existence of a potential successor in interest is received.
CUNA’s CompBlog, already the premiere location for the latest and most in-depth credit union compliance information, is launching a new feature starting in September. The challenge will highlight the top blog posts each month.
CUNA’s inaugural Fair Lending Workshop took place last week in Denver, leading to valuable discussions on compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and more.
Sept. 23 is the implementation date for the first phase of same-day automated clearing house (ACH) service. NACHA finalized its same-day ACH rules in May 2015, and the Fed adopted the rules in September 2015.
The Federal Communications Commission issues its final rule on the handling of automated federal debt collection calls under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act last week which will become effective 60 days after its publication in the Federal Register.
The CFPB's mortgage servicing requirements will likely add to credit unions’ regulatory burden, CUNA believes, but what do they mean for credit unions from a compliance standpoint? CUNA compliance staff examined the new measures.
Credit unions serving, or considering serving, money services businesses could see reduced compliance burdens on several fronts. MSBs often present compliance issues due to increased regulatory scrutiny, and are a topic of discussion at CUNA’s BSA school.
FinCEN issued a list last week of frequently asked questions regarding Customer Due Diligence requirements for financial institutions. The document contains 24 sets of questions and answers, which are also available on. CUNA’s CompBlog .
The subject of dividends has come up in a number of questions to CUNA’s compliance staff recently, making this a good time to address questions with the NCUA’s Truth in Savings Regulation (12 CFR 707).
President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
The NCUA’s revised supervisory approach to interest rate risk is covered in a recent Letter to Credit Unions (16-CU-08). The new standardized approach is designed to increase focus and resources toward higher risk credit unions.
CUNA’s Strategic Communications Department teamed up with The Wall Street Journal this week on an infographic illustrating the differences between credit unions and banks. The graphic ran in print today, on International Credit Union Day.