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The importance of Bank Secrecy Act compliance cannot be overstated. An insufficient BSA compliance program may expose a credit union to reputation risk, such as manipulation by unscrupulous money launderers, undermine the integrity of the financial system or even threaten national security.
Diane Rector—training manager and economic development specialist supervisor with NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI)—will host Jane Pannier, Esq., senior vice president and in-house counsel for Neighbor Bench, LLC, and Judy Graham, program officer with NCUA’s Office of Examination and Insurance. The panel will cover key areas of concern for a well-developed BSA program, including:
A certificate of training will be given to attendees who successfully complete the test offered at the end of the webinar. This webinar will be archived and closed-captioned approximately two to three weeks following the live event at http://www.ncua.gov/News/Videos/Pages/default.aspx.
Registration for this free webinar is now open. Click here to register. Participants will also use this link to log into the webinar. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website.
Participants may submit questions in advance at WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The subject line of the email should read, BSA-MSB Webinar. Participants with technical questions about accessing the webinar may email email@example.com.
NCUA’s OSCUI fosters credit union development and the effective delivery of financial services for small credit unions, new credit unions, and credit unions with a low-income designation.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.