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LEAGUES POST NEW 'TIPs' BULLETINS
updated 12/02/13 01:34 PM
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New TIPs Bulletins (Technical Information and Procedures) have been posted regarding a new homeowner's counseling list, Regulations Z and M exemption threshold adjustments, and liquidity and contingency funding plans.

TIPs Bulletin 13-50 gives a glimpse into the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board's issuance of a final rule amending Part 741 of the NCUA Rules and Regulations. The final rule sets varying requirements for liquidity and contingency funding management for credit unions under $50 million in assets, between $50 - $249 million, and more than $250 million.

TIPs Bulletin 13-51 spotlights the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) recent announcement of increases in the dollar thresholds in Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) and Regulation M (Consumer Leasing) for exempt consumer credit and lease transactions—effective Jan. 1, 2014.

TIPs Bulletin 13-52 looks at the CFPB's 2013 final rule on the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), which implemented a requirement of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that consumers receive a list of homeownership counseling organizations after they apply for a mortgage so they know where to get help when deciding what loan is best for them. The CFPB has launched a tool to help consumer’s find local housing counseling agencies to answer their questions or address their concerns.

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Credit unions are encouraged to access the following recently issued information and resources from the NCUA:

Resources for Complying With CFPB Mortgage Rules
The Credit Union National Association's (CUNA) Compliance Resources webpage offers a one-stop shop for assisting credit unions in complying with the CFPB's new mortgage lending regulations. A summary of what each of the CFPB's new mortgage regulations address, and which types of mortgage loans are covered by these regulations, is available on this site.

 
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NEW SPANISH TILA-RESPA TOOLKIT
updated 07/28/15 09:18 AM
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released a Spanish edition of “Your Home Loan Toolkit,” the consumer guide that is designed to replace the current Settlement Cost booklet when the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule goes into effect on Oct. 3.

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POLICYWORKS LEAGUE COMPLIANCE SITE
updated 07/21/15 08:59 AM
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The PolicyWorks League members’ only website provides member credit unions with ongoing compliance support as benefit of League membership. The website houses a library of compliance information and communications to assist credit unions with their compliance needs.

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