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FinCEN wants to know: How to use beneficial ownership info?

(April 9, 2021) Feedback on implementation of new laws requiring certain business entities to submit their beneficial ownership information directly to the federal financial crimes enforcement agency is being sought...

Changes made to FinCEN leadership

(April 9, 2021) Leadership at FinCEN changes Sunday as a new acting director takes office, following the effective date today of the resignation of the most recent director. The Treasury...

Two weeks to Pierre Jay Awards presentations (April 22)

(April 9, 2021) It’s now just about two weeks until the 2021 Pierre Jay Awards will be presented to three members of the state credit union system being honored for...

BRIEFLY: NCUA LICU grants available; NY legislation on LIBOR signed into law

(April 9, 2021) Approximately $1.5 million in awards to support digital services and cybersecurity, mentoring of small minority depository institution (MDI) credit unions, and service to underserved communities will be...

First CU of year closed, another conserved

(April 2, 2021) Two supervisory actions were taken this week, the first by NCUA as it closed one credit union (the first of the year) and by the Texas Credit...

More time to comment on CUSO lending proposal

(April 2, 2021) If you couldn’t meet the deadline for filing your comment letter on a proposed rule affecting credit union service organizations (CUSOs), you’ve got more time: late last...

Pleger to continue at SLC; Harper chairs FFIEC

(April 2, 2021) NASCUS has reappointed Steve Pleger, senior deputy commissioner of the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, as its representative on the FFIEC’s State Liaison Committee (SLC), one...

Summaries outline CLF rule, HPML exemptions

(April 2, 2021) Two new summaries – of a interim final rule concerning enhancements to NCUA’s Central Liquidity Facility (CLF) and of an NCUA “regulatory alert” on CFPB’s expanded exemptions...

NCUA, agencies seek info on use of AI

(April 2, 2021) Information on how credit unions and banks use artificial intelligence (AI) in their activities, including fraud prevention, personalization of customer services, credit underwriting, and more is sought...

‘Gear up’ for foreclosures, CFPB warns

(April 2, 2021) Seemingly pulling no punches, the CFPB late this week sent a warning to mortgage servicers: unprepared for an expected surge in homeowners needing assistance is unacceptable –...

Agencies to target illegal evictions

(April 2, 2021) Evictions by major multistate landlords, eviction management services and private equity firms, among others, will be targeted for investigation by the CFPB and the Federal Trade Commission...

Bureau yanks 7 policy statements off shelf

(April 2, 2021) Seven policy statements issued in 2020 from late March to early June that provided temporary flexibilities to financial institutions in the areas of consumer mortgages, credit reporting,...