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Interagency Mortgage Servicing Guidance Issued

Jun
30
Interagency Mortgage Servicing Guidance Issued

The Federal Reserve Board (Fed) joined together with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), NCUA, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to issue guidance relating to certain mortgage servicing practices.  Specifically, the guidance addresses risks related to military homeowners who have informed their loan servicer that they have received Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders and who might seek assistance with their mortgage loans.

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Information from NCUA on Fair Lending Examinations

Jun
29
Information from NCUA on Fair Lending Examinations

Recently, CUNA Regulatory Advocacy staff had an opportunity to talk with National Credit Union's (NCUA) Kent Buckham and Moisette Sweat, top personnel in the agency’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP), about fair lending examinations. 

Questions/Answers on Fair Lending

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NCUA Letter to Credit Union on Transition of ACH Services

Jun
29
NCUA Letter to Credit Union on Transition of ACH Services

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) issued a letter to credit unions to provide an update on the transition of US Central Bridge Corporate’s ACH services.  All other correspondent services offered by US Central Bridge have already been wound down, according to the letter.  The letter f

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Bank Regulators Issue Proposed Capital Rules

Jun
28
Bank Regulators Issue Proposed Capital Rules

The Fed, OCC, and the FDIC have issued three notices of proposed rulemaking, to revise and replace the agencies' current capital rules.  The first two proposed capital rules would apply to all banks and savings associations, bank holding companies with more than $500 million in assets, and savings and loan holding companies in the U.S.  One of the proposals would revise risk-based and leverage capital requirements consistent with Basel III agreements; a second proposal would revise the

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CUNA Comments to CFPB and OMB

Jun
27
CUNA Comments to CFPB and OMB

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) submitted a comment letter last week to the Consumer Financial (CFPB) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on the CFPB’s plans to collect information on compliance costs and other effects of its potential new regulations, including those required under the D

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Texas Bank Plans to File Lawsuit - CFPB

Jun
26
Texas Bank Plans to File Lawsuit - CFPB

A Texas community bank, The State National Bank of Big Spring, has announced it plans to file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  The Competitive Enterprise Institute and the 60 Plus Association are reportedly joining the bank as co-plaintiffs.  In its press release, the bank stated that the lawsuit was to be file

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No CUs in CFPB Consumer Complaint Database

Jun
25
No CUs in CFPB Consumer Complaint Database

​On June 12, the Credit Union National Association (​CUNA) was briefed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) staff at the agency’s headquarters in Washington regarding the Consumer Complaint Database on credit card issues, which became available to the public.  As of now, the database does no

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NCUA's Delay of the CUSO Rule

Jun
25
NCUA's Delay of the CUSO Rule

The National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) decision not to go forward with a final CUSO rule was one of the best it has made in a long time – consistent with its new approach on Troubled Debt Restructurings (TDRs).

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NCUA Holds Fourth Listening Session

Jun
15
NCUA Holds Fourth Listening Session

Several credit union leaders who spoke at the NCUA “Listening Session” in Orlando, FL last week said they are seeing improvements with their examiners, although some concerns about the examination process remain. About 80 people attended the session; most were from Florida but credit unions from Alabama, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Ohio were among those attending.

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In-District Legislative Meeting Opportunities

Jun
12
In-District Legislative Meeting Opportunities

In-District Legislative Meeting Opportunities

In-district meetings are one way to share credit union concerns with elected officials closer to home.

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