A question was recently posed to CUNA’s compliance staff about the Right to Financial Privacy Act. Specifically, what type of documentation is required from a federal government agency when it requests financial information on a member?
A federal credit union can issue and sell securities, provided it meets a 3-pronged test detailed in NCUA’s regulations on items considered incidental powers. NCUA issued this stance in a legal opinion letter.
The Federal Reserve’s first Consumer Compliance Outlook newsletter of 2017 was released recently, and emphasized the need for financial institutions to take a role in combating elder financial abuse by enhancing their policies, procedures and training.
With privately insured credit unions that meet certain requirements eligible to join the FHLB program starting July 5, CUNA compliance staff has developed a final rule analysis with an overview of new requirements.
Credit unions have until July 1 to submit nominations for the 2nd annual CUNA Compliance Awards. CUNA encourages credit union compliance professionals to nominate peers, themselves and/or their credit unions for the awards.