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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.
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 email@example.com.
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.