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From the Editors of CU Weekly

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.

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updated 09/28/15 02:11 PM
'Your Home Loan Toolkit'
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has posted a Spanish language version of its Home Buying Information Booklet—also known as the “special information booklet” or “settlement cost booklet”—as required under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Regulation X, and Regulation Z.

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updated 09/22/15 09:21 AM
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In a recent presentation to credit unions, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery said some early research by FinCEN indicates that over the past nearly two years there are a number of credit unions that haven’t filed Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) or Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs).

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