WASHINGTON (3/29/16)--The Federal Trade Commission, looking to assess the prevalence of consumer fraud in the United States during 2016, seeks public comment through June 13 on a proposal to conduct a related survey.
WASHINGTON (3/9/16)--Nine companies have been issued orders by the Federal Trade Commission, requiring them to provide information on how well they comply with data security standards, specifically with regards to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards audits. The FTC is seeking details about the assessment process employed by the companies.
WASHINGTON (2/11/16)--While CUNA supports compliance with the Federal Trade Commission’s Holder Rule, it worries that credit unions could be held liable for bad behavior of others when it is beyond their ability to prevent it.
WASHINGTON (1/29/16)--Victims of identity theft can now rapidly file a complaint and get a free, personalized recovery guide under the new IdentifyTheft.gov website unveiled Thursday by the Federal Trade Commission.
The operators of a bogus credit repair scam that allegedly tricked consumers into paying thousands of dollars will face a monetary judgement from the Federal Trade Commission and are banned from offering credit repair services.
The NCUA’s revised supervisory approach to interest rate risk is covered in a recent Letter to Credit Unions (16-CU-08). The new standardized approach is designed to increase focus and resources toward higher risk credit unions.
CUNA has several major concerns with a CFPB proposal regarding disclosure of records and information. Specifically, the proposal would make changes to regulations regarding confidential supervisory information, confidential investigative information and the Freedom of Information Act.
The NCUA board voted Thursday to finalize its field-of-membership rule, a rule CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle praised for providing much needed regulatory relief. NCUA also issued for a proposed rule with additional changes CUNA has advocated for.