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Bellco CU adopts a new risk mindset
August 22, 2017
Board involvement in governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) is crucial to manage risk and identify opportunities.
Housing status adds to fair lending concerns
CUNA Compliance Staff
July 6, 2017
The practice of adding a housing expense to the debts of applicants who don’t have that type of expense could have a disparate impact on young borrowers.
CFPB steps up oversight of consumer info
July 3, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has prioritized the consumer reporting market for oversight.
Top Five Mortgage Compliance Issues to Address Now
October 23, 2013
CFPB’s new mortgage rules are a major pain point for CUs.
Compliance Q&A: Regulation E Remittance Transfer Rule
October 20, 2013
Does the rule apply to prepaid cards purchased at a CU and sent to someone in a foreign country?
FinCEN Reports a Decline in Mortgage Fraud SAR Filings
October 14, 2013
SAR filings grew every year between 2001 and 2011.
Mortgage Servicing Rule: A Moving Target
October 1, 2013
The CFPB revisions to the mortgage servicing rule demonstrate the agency’s attentiveness to lenders’ concerns.
CFPB Clarifies Ability-to-Repay and Mortgage Servicing Rules
September 26, 2013
These changes become effective Jan. 10, 2014, along with the rest of ATR and mortgage servicing rules.
CFPB Publishes Mortgage Rules Readiness Guide
September 19, 2013
Updated periodically, the guide is designed for use by institutions of all sizes.
Get Your Whole House in Order
September 16, 2013
Two areas warrant the particular attention of CU staff: fair lending policies and HMDA accuracy.
Get Ready for CFPB’s Ability-To-Repay Rule
September 8, 2013
This final rule expands the ATR requirements to include most closed-end mortgages—with a few exceptions.
Compliance Q&A: Record Keeping Requirements for Prescreened Credit Offers
September 1, 2013
Anyone who makes a prescreened credit offer must maintain specific records for three years, per the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
NCUA Loan Participation Rule Effective Sept. 23
September 1, 2013
The NCUA Board approved a final rule in June to revise its loan participation rules
Combine best practices and sophisticated tools to fend off cyberattacks.
Your Weakest Link
Cyber thieves target employees through fake profiles, email scams, and malware.
Strive for ‘Top of App’ Status
Drive interchange revenue by providing members with incentives to use your cards.
Compliance: Customer due diligence for all accounts
FinCEN's new customer due diligence requirements for business accounts are effective May 18, 2018, and CUNA’s compliance staff has received a number of questions. A recent
post examines CDD procedures and requirements.
Still time to register for CUNA, FS-ISAC data breach webinar
CUNA will join CUNA Mutual Group and the FS-ISAC for a webinar on Equifax data breach. The call is open to CUNA and CUNA Mutual Group members only and is scheduled for 1 p.m. (ET) Thursday.
Make your CU less inviting to robbers
Credit unions can thwart robbery attempts by showing signs of being prepared during opening and closing procedures.
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