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When technical challenges or complex situations arise at your credit union, turn to the Leagues’ Research & Information (R&I) Department. Our mission is to provide technical, compliance, operational, economic, and regulatory information in an understandable and easily accessible way.
     
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TIPs Bulletins
The Technical Information Procedure (TIPs) bulletins are great tools to help credit union staff understand recent changes in laws and regulations and how they may affect the credit union. TIPs bulletins address current mandatory compliance issues and changes to federal and state regulations. Continue for complete list of current TIPs Bulletins
November 20, 2014
TIPs Bulletin #14-27 Annual Regulation D Reserve Adjustments
 
October 30, 2014
TIPs Bulletin #14-26 FinCEN Issues Geographic Targeting Order Covering the Los Angeles Fashion District and an Administrative Ruling on the Application of FinCEN Regulations to Currency Transporters
TIPs Bulletin #14-25 AB 1522 Paid Sick Days
 
October 29, 2014
TIPs Bulletin #14-24 CFPB Finalizes Changes to Annual Federal Privacy Notice
 
 
CURoots Services

Shared Compliance Services
CURoots offers a variety of services to help you keep pace with ever-changing regulatory compliance while you focus on day-to-day credit union business.

Internal Audit Services
CURoots can help your credit union identify potential issues, assess risk, and save valuable time and resources by providing expert assistance for your auditing needs.


From the Editors of CU Weekly

WEBINAR ON NCUA'S EXAMINATION FOCUS
updated 03/18/13 01:56 PM
Risk, Technology, Fraud, and Rates Addressed
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is hosting a free webinar, “Examination Issues for 2013,” on March 27 at 11 a.m. (Pacific) to discuss how NCUA examiners will evaluate a credit union’s ability to manage operational and balance sheet risk.

Click here to register for this free webinar. (Participants will also use this link to log into the webinar. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website.)

Organized by NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI), the webinar will feature Timothy Segerson, deputy director of NCUA’s Office of Examination and Insurance. This webinar is open to credit unions of all asset sizes.

The presentation will cover topics that include:

  • How credit unions can effectively manage interest rate and liquidity risk.
  • How credit unions can control for concentration risk.
  • How a credit union can measure and manage technology risks.
  • Whether a credit union’s internal controls are sufficient to deter and mitigate fraud, errors or other operational problems.
  • Whether a credit union’s supervisory committee and audit functions are adequate for its size and complexity.

Participants may submit questions in advance at WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The subject line of the email should read “Examination Issues for 2013.”

For technical questions about accessing the webinar, please call 703-518-6440.

 
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ANNUAL FED WEBINAR ON REGS, GUIDANCE
updated 11/21/14 10:32 AM
Also, FinCEN Issues Advisories
Senior staff at the Federal Reserve will host an annual webinar to provide a recap of recent regulatory changes and highlight various inter-agency guidance. The webinar will also discuss current hot topics in the financial services industry and give a glimpse of future regulatory changes.

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NEW EMPLOYMENT LAWS FOR 2015
updated 11/21/14 04:33 PM
Also, TIPs Bulletin Posted
The California Chamber of Commerce has released a list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2015 or earlier that will have an impact on businesses in California.

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D.J.'s Economix
Leagues Chief Economist Dwight Johnston continually provides economic and market analysis that is both informative and entertaining. Continue for daily and monthly commentary, rate forecasts, and economic updates.
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