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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
September 5, 2014
TIPs Bulletin #14-17 CFPB Publishes 2015 HOEPA and CARD Act Adjustments
   
August 8, 2014
TIPs Bulletin #14-16 CA Local Agency Deposits Weekly Reports Can Be Submitted Electronically
   
August 8, 2014
TIPs Bulletin #14-15 MasterCard Revised Standards – Limitation of Liability of Cardholders for Unauthorized Use (“Zero Liability”)
   
 
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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.

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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

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.

For more information, click here to read the CFPB's news release.

 
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2014 CU STAFF COMPENSATION SURVEY
updated 09/29/14 10:16 AM
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As the economy continues to push forward, credit unions need a trusted employee compensation rulebook they can consult.

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2Q CU PERFORMANCE REPORTS PUBLISHED
updated 09/18/14 12:29 PM
California and Nevada Snapshot
The second-quarter 2014 Credit Union Quarterly Performance Reports for California and Nevada have been published by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues.

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