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FinCEN ISSUES REPORTING INITIATIVES
updated 08/05/14 10:28 AM
Webcast on TILA-RESPA Disclosures
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), in close coordination with its Mexican counterpart, the “Unidad de Inteligencia Financiera” (UIF), has announced a series of reporting initiatives designed to greatly improve the transparency of cross-border cash movements.

To address U.S. and Mexican law enforcement’s concerns about potential misuse of exemptions and incomplete or inaccurate reports filed by armored car services (ACS) and other common carriers of currency, FinCEN has issued a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) that requires enhanced cash reporting by these businesses at the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa Ports of Entry in California.

FinCEN also issued updated guidance concerning detailed and proper filing of Currency and Monetary Instrument Reports (CMIRs), which are filed when $10,000 or more in currency is moved across the U.S. border.

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Click here to view information about the Geographic Targeting Order (GTO).

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TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Webcast
Credit union professionals can join other participants on Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. (Pacific) for the second in a series of discussions on the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule (Truth In Lending/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act).

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This Aug. 26 session will focus on addressing specific questions related to rule interpretation and implementation challenges that have been raised to the Bureau by creditors, mortgage brokers, settlement agents, software developers, and other stakeholders. Future sessions will continue to address specific questions and challenges. The CFPB anticipates a substantial volume of compliance and interpretive questions during implementation, and plans to use these webinars to consolidate and address these questions in a way that promotes consistent understanding of the rules and provides a resource that stakeholders may reference.

The first webcast session was presented by the CFPB on June 17, and provided an overview of the final rule and the new disclosures. Click here to access a recording of the first webinar.

 
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ACCESS COMPLIANCE BULLETINS TODAY
updated 08/24/15 10:09 AM
Plus: 'NCUA Report' Posted
As a reminder, “TIPS Bulletins” have transitioned to PolicyWorks and will continue as compliance bulletins on the PolicyWorks website.

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POLICYWORKS COMPLIANCE BULLETINS
updated 08/18/15 08:39 AM
And, Integrated Disclosure Q&A Index
The latest PolicyWorks newsletter is now available, providing compliance bulletins, regulatory updates, educational opportunities, and helpful compliance tips. Click here to access the newsletter using your email address and California and Nevada Credit Union League members-only password. California and Nevada credit unions also have access to PolicyWorks compliance support at 844-731-6072 or California and Nevada credit unions also have access to PolicyWorks compliance support at 844-731-6072 or CANV@policyworksllc.com.

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