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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
March 25, 2015
TIPs Bulletin #15-06 Foreign Language Translation Forms Revisions
TIPs Bulletin #15-05 NCUA Issues Warning to Consumers about “National Credit Union” Phishing Scam
   
January 28, 2015
TIPs Bulletin #15-04 2014 Residential Mortgage Loan Report
TIPs Bulletin #15-03 HMDA/LAR Reports
   
January 16, 2015
TIPs Bulletin #15-02 2015 Information Returns and Disclosures
   
 
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From the Editors of CU Weekly

FinCEN ISSUES NEW SAR, CTR GUIDES
updated 06/03/13 01:42 PM
Also, New TIPs Bulletins Posted
New frequently-asked-question guides have been posted by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) and Currency Transaction Reports (CTR) to assist financial institutions in their use of both FinCEN reports.

The frequently-asked-question guides are the only acceptable format for submitting SARs and CTRs to FinCEN. The network will issue additional guidance as needed.

Click here to access the SAR guide.

Click here to access the CTR guide.

New TIPs Bulletins Posted
Stay updated on compliance issues and rules with new TIPs Bulletins posted by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues! TIPs Bulletins (Technical Information and Procedures) have been published within the past couple of weeks, including the following:

TIPs Bulletin 13-30 provides information on amendments to the 2013 Escrow Final Rule under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z).

TIPs Bulletin 13-29 provides information on the final remittance transfer rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

 
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4Q CU PERFORMANCE REPORTS PUBLISHED
updated 03/31/15 08:50 AM
Plus, New Tips Bulletins Posted
The fourth-quarter 2014 Credit Union Quarterly Performance Reports for California and Nevada are now available from the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues.

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CFPB UPDATES TILA-RESPA MATERIALS
updated 03/23/15 02:08 PM
Plus, NCUA Webinar, Video Series
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has published updated TILA-RESPA regulatory implementation materials. Click here to view the updates.

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