Compliance News

  • Texas Bankers Reach Settlement in ADA Demand Letter Suit

    Feb 24, 2017
    The Independent Bankers Association of Texas and Texas Bankers Association reached a settlement in their lawsuit challenging demand letters sent to Texas banks alleging noncompliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act’s online accessibility standards.
  • FinCEN Renews Orders Targeting High-End Cash Buyers

    Feb 23, 2017
    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network renewed existing Geographic Targeting Orders that temporarily require U.S. title insurance companies to identify individuals behind shell companies used to pay cash for high-end residential real estate in six major metropolitan areas.
  • Agencies Release Swap Margin Guidance

    Feb 23, 2017
    The Federal Reserve Board and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued supervisory guidance for a final rule that established margin requirements for swaps not cleared through a clearinghouse.

Upcoming Events

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Mar
08
March 08 - March 08, 2017
March 08, 2017
Webinar: Regulation E and VISA/MasterCard Error Resolution
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Webinar
Compliance
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Regulation E and VISA/MasterCard Error Resolution
Product Type: 
Webinar On Demand
 
ICBA Members: $209
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Mar
15
March 15 - March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017
BSA/AML Bootcamp: 2.0 - CA
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Compliance
Newport Beach
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CA
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BSA/AML Institute* - MN
Event Type: 
Seminar/Institutes

Location: 
MN
Oct 17, 2016
ICBA Member: $1,195*
Non-Member: $1,595*  
Nonbanker: $1,995*
*Testing fee not included
BSA/AML Institute* - IL
Event Type: 
Seminar/Institutes

Location: 
IL
Oct 17, 2016
ICBA Member: $1,195* 
Non-Member: $1,595* 
Nonbanker: $1,995*
*Testing fee not included
BSA/AML Institute* - CA
Event Type: 
Seminar/Institutes

Location: 
CA
Oct 17, 2016
ICBA Member: $1,195* 
Non-Member: $1,595* 
Nonbanker: $1,995*

Question of the Week

  • QUESTION: Under the Military Lending Act requirements, can we use a covered borrower identification statement to identify covered borrowers?

    ANSWER:  Yes, but you will not be eligible for the Safe Harbor protection.  To be eligible for the Safe Harbor under the MLA, you have to identify covered borrowers using one of the methods listed in the rule.  You must also follow the timing and recordkeeping requirements.  (32 CFR 232.5(a) and (b)).

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