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CFPB ISSUES EXAM PROCEDURE UPDATES
updated 08/13/13 11:03 AM
Mortgage Regulatory Guidance
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released updates to its exam procedures in connection with new mortgage regulations issued in January 2013.

These updates offer financial institutions and other industry participants valuable guidance on how the bureau will conduct examinations for compliance with the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).

The updates incorporate the first set of interim TILA exam procedures from June. The CFPB Examination Manual now contains updated interim exam procedures for RESPA, covering final rules issued by the CFPB through July 10, 2013; updated interim exam procedures for TILA, covering final rules issued by the CFPB through May 29, 2013; and the previously issued interim exam procedures for the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), covering final rules issued by the CFPB through January 18, 2013.

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MLA DATABASE FEB. 15 DEADLINE
updated 02/09/16 08:00 AM
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Credit unions seeking a safe harbor under the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Military Lending Act (MLA) final rule will have two new options come Oct. 3, 2016: 1) A credit union may verify a borrower’s status on the DoD’s database, or 2) a credit union may use a consumer report obtained from a nationwide consumer reporting agency to determine whether a borrower is a “covered borrower.” Credit unions interested in utilizing the first option have until Feb. 15, 2016 to notify the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) of their intent. This may be done by emailing the MLA helpdesk at dodhra.dodc-mb.dmdc.mbx.mla@mail.mil.

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CA PRIVACY NOTICES STILL REQUIRED
updated 02/02/16 08:35 AM
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The FAST Act made changes to federal annual privacy notice requirements. However, it did not change California privacy notification requirements, which are applicable to all financial institutions doing business in California. California state annual privacy notifications are still required, depending on what information is shared and with whom.

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