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From the Editors of CU Weekly

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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updated 09/28/15 02:11 PM
'Your Home Loan Toolkit'
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has posted a Spanish language version of its Home Buying Information Booklet—also known as the “special information booklet” or “settlement cost booklet”—as required under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Regulation X, and Regulation Z.

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updated 09/22/15 09:21 AM
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In a recent presentation to credit unions, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery said some early research by FinCEN indicates that over the past nearly two years there are a number of credit unions that haven’t filed Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) or Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs).

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