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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.
Training your mortgage loan originators
June 6, 2017
Credit unions frequently ask CUNA’s compliance team about the mandatory training requirements that federal law and regulations impose on credit union employees
How to deal with regulatory ambiguity
March 13, 2017
Take time to analyze, determine risk, and comply in the face of regulatory ambiguity—and watch what you name your boat.
Pace of change challenges compliance
March 1, 2017
'In the current regulatory environment, one of the biggest challenges credit unions face is, "How do we keep up? How do we stay on top of things?"'
13 Steps to BSA Exam Preparation
February 22, 2017
The four pillars of Bank Secrecy Act compliance are internal controls, independent testing, designated BSA officer, and training.
Key ATM fraud liability shift dates
January 30, 2017
Credit unions should remind their business and retail members of key fraud liability shift dates for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa compliance.
CU Rock Stars 2016
Telling the CU story
January 16, 2017
Social media efforts have helped Sunmark FCU become one of the most engaging financial institutions in its region.
A duty to advocate, educate about regulatory changes
December 29, 2016
'We must continue to explain the need to balance member protection with common-sense applications of regulations.'
Top 10 CUNA News Articles of 2016
December 28, 2016
A look back at the stories that captured your attention during the past year.
Policy & Issues
Compliance: Identifying human trafficking red flags
December 27, 2016
Being on the front line of the financial services industry, credit unions can help identify and combat human trafficking, a rapidly growing crime.
Supportive culture key to CU compliance success
December 22, 2016
Compliance, like most CU areas, is all about managing risk.
Ask tough questions of vendors
December 8, 2016
‘Make sure the degree of diligence matches the degree of risk,’ attorney tells conference attendees.
Good to Grow
CUs achieve impressive growth by investing in their communities.
Leverage Members’ Voices
Push for regulatory relief using tools like the CUNA Members Activation Program.
Same-day ACH debit payments promises added volume but demands added diligence.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the cryptocurrency bubble
Who pays the freight with cryptocurrency, and who’s left holding the bag.
Compliance: Requirements of Right to Financial Privacy Act
A question was recently posed to CUNA’s compliance staff about the Right to Financial Privacy Act. Specifically, what type of documentation is required from a federal government agency when it requests financial information on a member?
NCUA outlines 2018 distribution as part of TCCUSF closure
The NCUA board Thursday issued a proposed plan to close the stabilization fund this year, which would provide credit unions with a distribution in 2018 likely between $600 million and $800 million.
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