Do the new customer due diligence requirements mean credit unions have to change Bank Secrecy Act procedures to update member information regularly? CUNA’s compliance staff addressed this key question in a recent CompBlog entry.
With cybersecurity a top priority in 2017 for the financial services industry, CUNA’s compliance staff explored what credit unions should do in the event of a data breach at the institution or its service provider.
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.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray will step down from the agency by the end of the month after serving since 2013. CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said CUNA looks forward to a new era at the bureau, one that takes credit unions’ structure and purpose into account during rulemakings.
Credit unions now have less than six months to come into compliance with FinCEN's Customer Due Diligence rule, effective May 11, 2018, which includes provisions on identifying the beneficial owners of legal entity accounts.