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|January 16, 2015|
|TIPs Bulletin #15-02||2015 Information Returns and Disclosures|
|January 15, 2015|
|TIPs Bulletin #15-01||Important Reminder: Limitation on Credit Card / Unsecured Open-end Credit Late Fees (CA Financial Code 4001)|
|December 31, 2014|
|TIPs Bulletin #14-35||Truth in Lending (Regulation Z) Adjustment to Asset-Size Exemption Threshold for Escrow Accounts for Higher-priced Mortgages|
|TIPs Bulletin #14-34||Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regularion C) Adjustment to Asset-Size Exemption Threshold|
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In the videos, NCUA's Office of Consumer Protection Director Gail Laster outlines the agency's plan for implementing the new rules and explains how these new regulations will better protect consumers.
Additional information, such as compliance resources for credit unions, is also available on a dedicated webpage at www.MyCreditUnion.gov/update.
The series is designed to inform credit unions and their members about new regulations and consumer protection rights. Future releases are planned for 2014.
Free Remittance and Mortgage Webinars
NCUA is also hosting a free two-part webinar, "New Dodd-Frank Remittances and Mortgage Lending Rules," on Nov. 18 and Dec. 18—each beginning at 11 a.m. (Pacific).
For detailed information on what the webinars will cover, click here.
Staff from NCUA’s Office of Consumer Protection will provide a high-level overview of the new rules in each part of the webinar. Credit unions should plan to attend both parts, as different material will be covered in each.
Click here to register for the Nov. 18 session, and click here for the Dec. 19 session. These links will also be used to log into the webinar after participants have registered. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website.
Participants can submit questions in advance at WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The subject line of the email should read "Remittances and Mortgage Lending Rules Webinar."
Additionally, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a safe harbor list of countries (Aruba, Brazil, China, Ethiopia, and Libya) that qualify for an exception in subpart B of Regulation E, which implements the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and published this list on its website. The current list is unchanged from the prior release in the Federal Register. The bureau intends to revise the list periodically.
New TIPs Bulletin Posted
A new TIPs Bulletin (Technical Information and Procedures) has been posted! TIPs Bulletin 13-48 looks at annual Regulation D reserve adjustments.
The Federal Reserve Board announced its annual adjustments to the transaction account balances that are subject to reserve requirements under Regulation D. It also amended the minimum balance requirements for transaction account reserves that are used to determine the frequency of reporting.
ELECTRONIC DBO FILING
updated 01/16/15 04:35 PM
TIPs Bulletins; Cuban Asset Reg.
The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) has standardized electronic forms for weekly and quarterly reporting of local agency deposits and securities, allowing financial institutions to submit their weekly reports to the DBO electronically rather than through the U.S. mail. This change was made possible by Assembly Bill 2298, which took effect Jan. 1.
NCUA SUPERVISORY PRIORITIES FOR 2015
updated 01/13/15 09:35 AM
Additional MSB Guidance
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) sent a letter to federally-insured credit unions on its supervisory priorities for 2015. The letter is intended to assist credit unions in preparation for 2015 examinations.