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MCUA Urges FHFA to Ensure Credit Unions Have Access to Secondary Mortgage Market

Dec
10

On December 3, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) regarding an agency white paper entitled “Building a New Infrastructure for the Secondary Mortgage Market.”  As the FHFA moves forw

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NCUA Reports to CUNA on Agency's Budget

Dec
05

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) recently sent a letter to the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board members urging them to hold the line on the agency’s expenses and provide greater transparency and accountability to credit unions regarding resource allocations.

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Mortgage Issues Meeting with CFPB Director Cordray

Dec
05

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) staff joined several credit union executives for a meeting with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray regarding pending mortgage-related rules including the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA) and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) rule, the Ability-to-Repay rule involving qualified mortgages, the proposals to amend Regulation Z and Regulation X in connection with the mortg

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NCUA Pulls Proposed Call Report Questions and Releases Meeting Agenda

Dec
05

NCUA Pulls Proposed Call Report Questions

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IRS To Accept e-Signed Documents

Dec
03

Effective January 7, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will begin accepting electronically-signed 4506-T and 4506-EZ documents, which are the income verification forms that are part of the processing of most all mortgages and loan modifications. Currently, signatures on these “request for transcript of tax return” forms are required to be original wet- ink signatures.

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Bank Secrecy Act "Funds Transfers" Definition Proposed Rule

Dec
03

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Federal Reserve Board have proposed amendments to the regulatory definitions of “funds transfer” and “transmittal of funds” under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) regulations.

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MCUA Opposes FHFA's Proposed Adjustment to G-Fees

Dec
03

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) in response to its proposal to adjust the guarantee fees (g-fees) that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) charge for single-family mortgages in certain

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CFPB Updates

Nov
26

CFPB Financial Report|

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Upcoming Comment Letters to NCUA

Nov
26

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) continues to press the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) to provide additional regulatory relief for credit unions, so that credit unions can devote more resources to serving their members.  In that connection, here is a brief summary of upcoming comment letters:

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CFPB Launches Project Catalyst

Nov
20

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced the launch of Project Catalyst this week, an initiative that will obtain data on consumer behaviors and trends.

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