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Remittance Transfer Rule Updates
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released an update of its small business guide regarding the international electronic money transfers rule (remittance rule).
This updated guide reflects the most recent changes to the rule and will make it easier to understand the requirements, which will take effect on Oct. 28, 2013. Although the guide is not a substitute for the rule, it highlights issues that businesses—in particular, small businesses and those that work with them—should consider while implementing the new requirements.
Along with the guide, the CFPB has posted a video that gives an overview of the rule, recent changes, and the bureau's responses to questions raised regarding interpretation and implementation.
These versions of the guide and video replace versions released in late 2012.
New TIPs Bulletin Posted
A new TIPs Bulletins published by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues have been posted on the Leagues' website regarding clarifications and revisions to the CFPB's 2013 mortgage rules (Ability-to-Repay and mortgage servicing rules).
TIPs Bulletin #13-39 explains how the rule amends some of the final mortgage rules issued by the CFPB in January.
COMPLIANCE ROUNDUP: ALERTS, GUIDANCE
updated 10/06/15 09:09 AM
Plus, Flood Insurance Webinar
Federal credit unions can continue to make payday alternative loans (PALs) under changes to the Military Lending Act (MLA), which became effective Thursday, according to the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).
CFPB POSTS SPANISH CONSUMER BOOKLET
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.