(please click ad for more information)
Research & Compliance     

LATEST RESEARCH ITEMS OF INTEREST...

What's New?

At the Leagues

The Leagues

California & Nevada

Research & Compliance

The answers you need—when you need them!
When technical challenges or complex situations arise at your credit union, turn to the Leagues’ Research & Information (R&I) Department. Our mission is to provide technical, compliance, operational, economic, and regulatory information in an understandable and easily accessible way.
     
InfoSight CU PolicyPro Rate Map
 
Credit Union Quarterly Performance Report

A resource for credit unions in CA & NV, providing credit union financial and economic trend analysis, brought to you by your Leagues in partnership with CUNA & Affiliates.

Ask R&I

Answers to your crucial questions can be less than one business day away. Post your question here, and a talented R&I professional will get back to you quickly! Or if you prefer, call the R&I Hotline to speak directly with our knowledgeable consultants. R&I Hotline: 877-243-5728
Continue for Ask R&I

 
TIPs Bulletins
The Technical Information Procedure (TIPs) bulletins are great tools to help credit union staff understand recent changes in laws and regulations and how they may affect the credit union. TIPs bulletins address current mandatory compliance issues and changes to federal and state regulations. Continue for complete list of current TIPs Bulletins
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
   
January 15, 2015
TIPs Bulletin #15-01 Important Reminder: Limitation on Credit Card / Unsecured Open-end Credit Late Fees (CA Financial Code 4001)
   
   
 
CURoots Services

Shared Compliance Services
CURoots offers a variety of services to help you keep pace with ever-changing regulatory compliance while you focus on day-to-day credit union business.

Internal Audit Services
CURoots can help your credit union identify potential issues, assess risk, and save valuable time and resources by providing expert assistance for your auditing needs.


From the Editors of CU Weekly

TIPs POSTED, NEW COMPLIANCE RESOURCE
updated 07/01/14 10:37 AM
Also: Cybersecurity Webpage and Webinar
Two new TIPs Bulletins (Technical Information and Procedures) have been posted by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues on 1) voluntary liquidations; and 2) annual indexing of the Housing and Urban Development Department’s (HUD) basic statutory mortgage limits for multi-family housing programs.

For TIPs Bulletin 14-13, click here.

For TIPs Bulletin 14-12, click here.

New Consumer Compliance Regulatory Resource
To help credit unions comply with the new mortgage rules and other consumer lending rules required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and other laws, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has unveiled its Consumer Compliance Regulatory Resource webpage.

It features content from the NCUA, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), and other agencies on mortgage lending, credit cards and fair lending, and other topics. Credit unions can access regulations, regulatory alerts, letters to credit unions, webinars, compliance guides, videos, and other resources.

FFIEC Launches Cybersecurity Webpage
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has launched a webpage on cybersecurity—a central repository for current and future FFIEC-related materials on cybersecurity.

For more information, click here.

Webinar on TILA-RESPA Disclosures
Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took part in a webinar on integrated disclosures related to the Truth-In-Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act—the first in a series of webinars addressing new rules.

To access the webinar, click here.

 
print   email   share   share   share

TILA-RESPA RULE CHANGES FINALIZED
updated 01/26/15 04:27 PM
Plus, FinCEN Issues New SAR Stats
Proposed amendments by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule were finalized in late January. These changes are effective Aug. 1, 2015.

Click to view the complete story

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.

Click to view the complete story

D.J.'s Economix
Leagues Chief Economist Dwight Johnston continually provides economic and market analysis that is both informative and entertaining. Continue for daily and monthly commentary, rate forecasts, and economic updates.
Resources
Scroll through a variety of practical resources to help with BSA, compensation, compliance, disaster preparedness, regulatory exams, and more.
Comment Letters
The Leagues write letters in response to proposed legislation and regulations that affect your credit union’s ability to serve members.