Legal Briefs

National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

The May edition of the NCUA’s Economic Update is now available.

The NCUA released a video to demonstrate the programs of the Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives.

The NCUA has issued a proposed rule that would allow credit unions to engage in limited derivatives activities to help offset interest rate risk.

The NCUA has posted their April 23 webinar “Driving the Bottom Line: Results through Marketing,” which discusses how to reach current and potential members.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

The CFPB issued a press release stating that they finalized the amendments to the ability-to-repay rule. The CFPB also issues a rule delaying the effective date of the prohibition of financing certain credit insurance premiums until January 10, 2014.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

The FTC has announced the agenda for the upcoming Mobile Security Forum on June 4.

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

FinCEN has released frequently asked questions regarding the new CTR and SAR forms.

US Department of the Treasury (Treasury)

The Treasury has announced that the Making Home Affordable Program will be extended through December 31, 2015.

The Treasury and other agencies have announced that they are adopting the interim rule regarding garnishment of account containing federal benefit payments as the final rule, effective June 28,  2013.

Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

OFAC has updated the SDN list as of May 23, 2013. The last update prior to this was May 16, 2013.


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