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TIPs Bulletin 14-07 reviews the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) new derivatives rule, which permits federally chartered credit unions to engage in limited derivatives activities for the purpose of mitigating interest rate risk. However, the rule includes a provision affecting federally insured credit unions, as well as a provision impacting the responsibilities of supervisory committee auditing.
TIPs Bulletin 14-06 highlights the NCUA’s final rule amendment to clarify that federal credit unions are authorized to create and fund a charitable donation account—a hybrid charitable and investment vehicle—as an activity incidental to the business for which the credit union is chartered, provided the account is primarily charitable in nature and meets other regulatory conditions to ensure safety and soundness. The final rule amends parts 703 and 721 of the NCUA Rules and Regulations.
InfoSight Checklists: A Useful Tool
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CFPB Issues Consumer Publications
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced the availability of three revised consumer publications, including an information brochure and two booklets required under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) or the Truth in Lending Act (TILA):
INFOSIGHT RECENT UPDATES
updated 06/28/16 07:49 AM
Plus, CFPB Supervisory Highlights
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updated 06/21/16 08:04 AM
CFPB Adjusts Annual Thresholds
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