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.
Can a member opening a trust account list an organization as a beneficiary, and will that beneficiary be insured by the NCUA? That question was sent to CUNA’s compliance staff, and the answer depends on a number of factors.
CUNA compliance staff has received a number of questions in recent weeks regarding Internal Revenue Service W-9 forms and taxpayer identification numbers. A recent CompBlog entry lists some of those frequently asked questions, along with answers.
CUNA’s compliance staff continues its deep dive into requirements under the changed Military Lending Act, as well as answering questions that come from credit unions trying to ensure they remain in compliance.
As questions continue to arise regarding the changes to the Military Lending Act, CUNA is not only submitting guidance language at the Department of Defense’s request, but also answering questions from credit unions.
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.