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The CAN-SPAM Act places restrictions on companies sending commercial electronic messages (CEMs) to people living in Canada.
Although the new anti-spam requirements will apply to U.S. credit unions that send marketing messages to members who reside in Canada, there is a grandfather clause for existing credit union members—and a safe harbor for emails that comply with the CAN-SPAM Act—that should help limit compliance burdens on U.S. credit unions.
For TIPs Bulletin 14-14, click here.
SAR Stats Report
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has released the very first issue of SAR Stats (Suspicious Activity Reporting), the successor publication to By The Numbers.
FinCEN anticipates issuing more periodic updates to SAR data beginning this fall.
Update to Unclaimed Property Holder Handbook
The California State Controller’s Office has made updates to its Unclaimed Property Holder Handbook.
The following sections were updated: aggregate reporting; holder due diligence; and owner detail sheet (UDS-1) instructions.
For questions, contact the Holder Outreach and Compliance Unit at 916-464-6088 or UPDHolderOutreach@sco.ca.gov.
UNCLAIMED PROPERTY HANDBOOK
updated 04/26/16 07:15 AM
Plus, Title XIV Mortgage Updates
California State Controller's Office has issued an updated Unclaimed Property Holder Handbook with changes to reflect:
CREDIT CARD SUBMISSION GUIDANCE
updated 04/18/16 12:02 PM
Plus, Compliance Advice Webinar
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued guidance for credit card issuers with simplified instructions for making the required submissions under Regulation Z. Last year, the CFPB temporarily suspended this rule until April 30, 2016. Issuers have to submit credit card agreements to the Bureau by May 2, 2016, and quarterly thereafter.