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|March 25, 2015|
|TIPs Bulletin #15-06||Foreign Language Translation Forms Revisions|
|TIPs Bulletin #15-05||NCUA Issues Warning to Consumers about “National Credit Union” Phishing Scam|
|January 28, 2015|
|TIPs Bulletin #15-04||2014 Residential Mortgage Loan Report|
|TIPs Bulletin #15-03||HMDA/LAR Reports|
|January 16, 2015|
|TIPs Bulletin #15-02||2015 Information Returns and Disclosures|
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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:
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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.
CFPB: HOUSING COUNSELOR GUIDANCE
updated 04/21/15 09:02 AM
Plus, CC Agreement Submission Halted
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final interpretive rule on how to provide mortgage applicants with a list of local homeownership counseling organizations. The interpretive rule restates guidance the CFPB issued in 2013, and includes new instructions about: how to provide applicants abroad with homeownership counseling lists; permissible geolocation tools; combining the homeownership counseling list with other disclosures; use of a consumer’s mailing address to provide the list; and high-cost mortgage counseling qualifications and lender participation in such counseling.
SECONDARY CAPITAL PROCESS UPDATES
updated 04/14/15 09:32 AM
Also, Q & A on Branch Closures
Low-income credit unions and investors will find secondary capital processes easier under the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) revised supervisory policies.