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?
It its latest “Back to Basics” CompBlog post, CUNA’s compliance staff examines a number of things credit unions should know about Office of Foreign Assets Control compliance. OFAC enforces and administers sanctions programs and furthers national security goals.
CUNA’s compliance staff went back to basics in a recent CompBlog entry examining floor rates on variable-rate open-end loans. These rates are governed by the Credit Card Accountability and Disclosure (CARD) Act.