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TIPs, FinCEN PUB, HANDBOOK UPDATE
updated 07/21/14 12:44 PM
The Latest in Compliance
A new TIPs Bulletins (Technical Information and Procedures) has been posted by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues on Canada’s anti-SPAM legislation, which went into effect July 1 and is similar to the U.S. government’s CAN-SPAM Act of 2003.

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.

 
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CONFERENCE CALL: CHANGES TO REG Z
updated 05/23/16 03:02 PM
OT Rules, Deposit Recon. Practices
Credit union professionals can join a conference call briefing on May 25 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding changes to Regulation Z implementing the Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act (HELP Rural Communities Act) contained in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (Public Law 114-94).

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FINCEN PUBLISHES FINAL CDD RULES
updated 05/17/16 08:02 AM
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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued final rules under the Bank Secrecy Act to clarify and strengthen customer due diligence requirements for banks and credit unions, brokers or dealers in securities, mutual funds, and futures commission merchants.

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