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?
NCUA has released its new call report form and accompanying instructions, which become effective Sept. 30. For credit unions engaged in commercial lending, most notable are the updates reflecting the January 2017 changes to the member business lending rule.