At the CUNA Regulatory Compliance School last week, compliance staff from around the country compared notes on how to spot elder financial abuse and protect members, all while abiding by privacy requirements.
WASHINGTON (3/28/16)--With the National Credit Union Administration’s member business lending rule finalized, all that’s left is for credit unions to gain an understanding of how the rule will affect them. CUNA's compliance staff has put together a CompNote on the rule, which is now available.
WASHINGTON (3/21/16)--Recent guidance involving money services businesses (MSB) does not directly affect credit unions, but a strong understanding of MSB accounts’ compliance responsibilities will reflect positively on your level of due diligence, according to CUNA compliance staff.
WASHINGTON (3/14/16)--CUNA's CompBlog, the go-to space for expertise on the latest and most pressing compliance issues, is now available to subscribers via email. Starting last week, CUNA members of the Compliance Community now receive emails that contain a rundown of the previous day’s CompBlog entries.
WASHINGTON (3/11/16)--Experienced compliance professionals have the opportunity to continue educational development on the latest and most important topics with the CUNA’s upcoming compliance professional webinar series.
WASHINGTON (3/7/16)--Can multiple-group federal credit unions merge with each other while still complying with the Federal Credit Union Act and the National Credit Union Administration’s rules and regulations? According to Michael J. McKenna, NCUA’s general counsel, it is possible as long as a number of conditions are fulfilled.
WASHINGTON (2/29/16)--While compliance information can be found in hundreds of pages of regulations from various agencies, compliance professionals often rely on their own experience and knowledge of specific topics to guide their credit union’s efforts. Thanks to the CUNA Compliance Community, the collective wisdom of hundreds of compliance experts is a few clicks away.
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.