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WA DCU Issues Bulletin Regarding Website Compliance Exams

Also, this week’s legal briefs from around the Federal landscape, and your compliance question answered.

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CFPB Releases Bulletin and Policy Guidance on Service Providers

Also: Do registered MLOs have to renew their registration this year?

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Congressional Subcommittee Reviews TCPA

Subcommittee Chair Rep. Greg Walden called the TCPA a “a prime example of an outdated law that lags behind modern communications technology and consumer preferences.”

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Compliance Center: CFPB Releases Proposed Amendment to the Annual Privacy Notice Requirement Under GLB Act

The proposal follows part of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) last December.

Military Lending: Basic Training

Strategic Link partner CUNA Mutual Group details the final rule from the DoD on the Military Lending Act.

Washington Credit Union Advocates Advance Fraud and Foreclosure Bills During Annual Credit Union Day at the Capitol

A grassroots army of 200 credit union advocates helped move the needle on the policy advancement strategy in the areas of fraud- and foreclosure-related legislation during last week’s Credit Union Day at the Capitol.

Washington Legislature Gavels Into Session

The Washington State legislature began its 2016 session in Olympia Monday, with lawmakers facing a large agenda and a tight, 60-day deadline. The Northwest Credit Union Movement is at the table.

Compliance Center: New Law Creates Exception to Annual GLBA Privacy Notice Requirement

Learn about the new exception to the GLBA Privacy Notice Requirement; get your question answered about spotting and reporting counterfeit money; plus catch up on this week’s legal briefs.

Compliance Center: Regulators Release Updates to Unified Agendas

Get details on the updated Unified Agendas of the CFPB, NCUA, and other federal regulatory agencies; your question answered about Reg E claims where no error occurred; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Federal Legislative Update: Regulatory Relief Bills Move Through the House, Senate Action Should Follow Shortly

Regulatory relief and data security are getting attention in Congress. Credit unions also focused on tax reform and charter updates. Two Northwest Members of Congress add their names as co-sponsors of credit unions’ MBL bill.

Compliance Center: NCUA Releases Guidance on Private Student Loans with Graduated Repayment Terms

New student loan guidance calls for orderly repayment, less payment shock; your question answered about IRS refunds; plus legal briefs.

Washington Legislative Week in Review, Jan 26-30

Two new credit union bills introduced, supplemental operating budget passes House, plus movement on other important bills.

Washington Legislative Week in Review, Jan 19-23

Northwest credit union legislative agenda is on track after second week of Washington legislative session.

Compliance Center: DCU Guidance on State Mandated Disclosure Summary

Washington’s Division of Credit Unions says separate state disclosure no longer necessary if federal disclosures are made; plus question of the week and legal briefs.

CUNA’s Credit Union Magazine Shares the Top 10 Issues on the CFPB’s Radar

Annual privacy notices, prepaid cards, and overdraft programs three of the CFPB’s top 10 priorities for 2015, according to Credit Union Magazine.

Compliance Center: NCUA Responds to Credit Union Share Insurance Parity Act

NCUA responds to share insurance parity; IRS reporting for cash gifts to members; plus legal briefs.

Obama Signs Share Insurance Parity Bill

The bill extends share insurance coverage to credit union trust accounts.

Compliance Center: Federal Court Rejects HUD Disparate Impact Rule

Federal court rules on HUD disparate impact rule; question about monthly deposit account statements; and legal briefs.