Community Bank Compliance

Latest Compliance News

  • CFPB rescinds part of small-dollar rule

    Jul 08, 2020
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule on small-dollar lending that rescinds the mandatory underwriting provisions of the 2017 rule but keeps its payments provisions.
  • CFPB ratifies regulations following Supreme Court decision

    Jul 08, 2020
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ratified most regulatory actions it took from Jan. 4, 2012, through June 30, 2020. The CFPB said the move provides the financial marketplace with certainty that the rules are valid following last week's Supreme Court ruling that the bureau's single-director governance structure is unconstitutional.
  • CFPB begins implementing escrow exemption

    Jul 06, 2020
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a proposed rule to implement ICBA-supported relief from mandatory escrow requirements for higher-priced mortgage loans.
  • FinCEN issues BSA/AML guidance on hemp businesses

    Jun 30, 2020
    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued guidance on BSA/AML regulatory requirements for hemp-related business customers.

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Question of the Week

  • QUESTION: With the change to the safe harbor thresholds for remittance transfer rules effective July 1, 2020, how does the bank determine if it can stop complying with the remittance transfer rules?


    If the bank provided 500 fewer remittance transfer in 2019 and provides 500 or fewer remittance transfers in 2020, the bank qualifies for the safe harbor and is not subject to the Remittance Transfer Rule in 2020 beginning on July 1, 2020. The safe harbor will also apply to the person's first 500 remittance transfers in 2021.