The Corner Office: Reflections on Dodd-Frank

Oregonians CEO Chuck Garner says he and his credit union have many concerns about the unintended consequences of the Dodd-Frank Act, which was signed into law one year ago.

Legal Briefs

Your update on the regulatory landscape.

Want Less Compliance Burden? Do Some Regulatory Advocacy

Comments are open on Automated Clearing House risk management and regulations that come under the CFPB.

CFPB Releases Sample Mortgage Disclosure Forms

Required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the revised forms are meant to help both consumers and lenders by simplifying the mortgage process. Comment by May 27.

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

The Association’s credit union modernization bill received its work session yesterday, where it received a unanimous due pass recommendation, following three amendments.

Rulemaking on Credit Protection Products Suspended

The Federal Reserve Board announced Tuesday that it was suspending rulemaking on the matter of its proposed disclosures required for credit insurance and debt cancellation products under Reg.

Free CMG Seminar: Changing Environment, Emerging Risk

Find what your credit union can do in this changing environment to protect your board and implement good governance practices by Joining CUNA Mutual Group in Federal Way, Wash., or Lake Oswego, Ore.

New NCUA Office Means Compliance Change for Federal Credit Unions

The NCUA’s new Office of Consumer Protection became effective on february 1. In addition to its obvious consumer protection role, one division of the new office will be responsible for consumer compliance policy, program and rulemaking, fair lending examinations, financial literacy programs and more.

Consumer Financial Protection Around the World

The Filene Research Institute’s recent research titled “Consumer Financial Protection: U.S. Proposals and International Experience” describes the experiences of credit unions around the world that operate under similar consumer protection schemes that the U.S. has recently created.

$500 for Each Violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

We all know that cell phones have become a major part of our lives. What you may not know is the Telephone Consumer Protection Act restricts the use of automated dialer systems to contact members on their cellular phones.