Reminder: FOM Comment Period Closes Soon

Northwest credit unions are critical to the conversation on the second field of membership proposal from NCUA.

NAPA Earthquake Serves as Preparedness Reminder

Recent California earthquake highlights the benefits of shared branching, member education.

Reminder: Two Mortgage Rules are Effective on June 1, 2013

Two important mortgage rules take effect June 1, 2013. They concern higher priced mortgage loan escrow accounts and mandatory arbitration agreements.

Reminder: NMLS Annual Renewal Period Ends Dec. 31

The SAFE Act requires residential mortgage loan originators who are employed by agency-regulated institutions to register with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. The annual renewal period runs through the end of the year.

Reminder: Exclusivity and Routing Rules Effective April 1

As required by the Dodd-Frank Act and the Federal Reserve’s Regulation II, debit cards now must have at least two unaffiliated networks. The network exclusivity and routing requirements came into effect on April 1.

Reminder: Effective Date of Employee Rights Notice

As of Jan. 31, 2012, most private sector employers will be required to post a notice advising employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.

Reminder: NMLS Annual Renewal Period Ends Dec. 31

The SAFE Act requires residential mortgage loan originators who are employed by agency-regulated institutions to register with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. The annual renewal period runs through the end of the year.

Reminder: NCUA Final Rule on Permanent Insurance Coverage of $250,000

NCUA issued a final rule regarding the display of the “official sign” and permanent increase in insurance coverage at $250,000.

Reminder: Autoland to Host Lunch & Learns Next Week

Autoland, in association with the Northwest Credit Union Association, will host a Lunch & Learn for affilliated credit unions next week.