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).
The Federal Communications Commission released a declaratory ruling last week clarifying that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act does not apply to calls made by the federal government, as long as the call is part of official business.
CUNA’s compliance staff has received questions about what the Fair Credit Reporting Act says about credit unions being allowed to pull credit reports for cross-selling purposes. Credit unions are not allowed to do so, with one limited exception.
Examiner guidance from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council essentially tasks credit unions with having a documented plan for mobile payments security and business risk and could potentially play a key role in upcoming credit union examinations.
The second phase of Same Day ACH rollout has a Sept. 15 effective date, and a list of recommended action items to be performed has been released. All financial institutions must be prepared to receive by Sept. 15.
As Congress works this week to fund the government past April 28, CUNA will be engaged in the process as it seeks to see 2 particular issues addressed: funding for CDFIs and the CFPB's exemption authority.
CUNA stands ready to work with legislators to see regulatory relief enacted into law, and the CHOICE Act is a good first step, CUNA wrote to House Financial Services Committee leadership Tuesday in advance of a hearing on the bill.