- NAFCU Articles and Resources
NAFCU's Regulatory Compliance team has gathered useful web links and credit union compliance-related articles to help you with your compliance research.
- Credit Union Compliance
NAFCU provides credit union regulatory compliance services to its members through a multi-faceted program, including direct access to NAFCU's compliance team, complimentary subscriptions to the Compliance Monitor, BSA Blast and NAFCU Compliance Blog, providing your credit union with the latest compliance information and answers to FAQs, free access to the Compliance Book of Answers and Compliance Calendar, as well as discounted member pricing on credit union compliance training and certification program.
- Conference Overview
The NAFCU 2014 Regulatory Compliance Seminar is October 14-17 in Baltimore, MD. This very popular seminar is led by industry-leading credit union regulatory compliance professionals and attorneys. It covers the latest credit union compliance challenges, including detailed analyses of new and future regulations, and more.
- Conference Overview
At a credit union, compliance is part everyone’s day-to-day. If it’s part of your minute-to-minute and you need a solid understanding of the rules and regulations, this industry-leading curriculum is for you. Join us for NAFCU's 2014 Regulatory Compliance School.
- NAFCU's Credit Union Compliance GPS
Written by NAFCU's compliance team, the 2013 Credit Union Compliance GPS is a must-have, electronic resource for all credit union compliance officers and staff. It explains complex regulatory language in plain English and covers everything from the basic anatomy of a federal credit union to specifics of the NCUA, CFPB, and important credit union regulations including Reg E, BSA and much more.
- Monthly Compliance Enewsletter
NAFCU’s Compliance Monitor is a NAFCU member-only monthly enewsletter designed to help credit union compliance officers manage their regulatory compliance responsibilities. The enewsletter covers key credit union regulatory compliance topics, discussion and analysis of regulatory changes, compliance deadlines, and comprehensive Q&A generated from member credit union inquiries.
- Compliance Calendar
Download the latest compliance calendar for important upcoming dates and deadlines for credit union regulatory compliance requirements.
- Compliance Resources
With an ever-changing regulatory landscape, your credit union compliance staff must stay up-to-date on the latest news and resources to ensure your credit union remains compliant. NAFCU’s compliance team prides itself in doing just that. Browse helpful compliance resources from NAFCU.
- Contact the Compliance Team
As a NAFCU member, your credit union staff has complete access to NAFCU’s Compliance Team. We are here to help. If you have a question, do not hesitate to contact us.
- NCCO Compliance Support Package
As a state-chartered credit union, you face many of the same regulatory compliance challenges as a federally-chartered credit union. That’s why NAFCU’s new NCCO Compliance Support Package is available exclusively to NCCOs at state-chartered credit unions that are not eligible for NAFCU membership. One annual subscription gives your credit union unlimited access to some of NAFCU’s most popular regulatory and credit union compliance resources for the year.
- NCCO Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
NCCO Program Frequently Asked Questions for future and current NCCOs.
- What Do the NCCO Exams Cover?
The four exams cover a wide variety of compliance topics. Each exam contains 50 questions, with a mix of True/False, Yes/No and complex multiple-choice questions. A passing grade is 76% correct (38/50).
NAFCU conferences are designed to help strengthen and accelerate your career and your credit union’s mission. You will benefit from industry-leading presenters and exclusive networking events in locations across the country. Whatever your career path may be, NAFCU has a conference or school to help you grow and reach new heights!
- NCUA Update: Looking Ahead to 2014
Keeping up with the demands and expectations of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is a challenge all credit unions face. Join NAFCU's expert Regulatory Affairs team for a look ahead at what direction NCUA is likely to go in 2014.
Outline of the curriculum for the 2014 NAFCU Regulatory Compliance School for credit unions. Topics include NCUA rules, regs and examinations, the CFBP, legislative and regulatory process, special credit union issues, regulation e and other regulation details, as well as hot topics and regulatory updates.
- Program At-A-Glance
Program agenda for the 2014 NAFCU Regulatory Compliance School for credit unions. Check back for the latest developments and program details!
- Subscription Fees
Subscription fees for NAFCU Unlimited Webcast Subscription.
- Unlimited Webcast Subscription
NAFCU's unlimited webcast subscription provides your credit union with an affordable, reliable way to ensure your entire credit union has access to the hottest topics, especially if and when new regulatory challenges come down the pike.
- Retake an Exam
Individuals who need to retake a particular NCCO exam can download the exams below. There is a fee for each exam retake which must be paid before the exam will be graded. The retake fee is $30 for NAFCU members/$50 for non-members. Individuals only need to pass each exam one time. If you have already passed three exams, you would only need to pass the fourth exam before becoming a NCCO.
- Health Care Reform Resources
Health Care Reform Resources for credit union compliance officers.
- New Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Rules
Join Marc Darnell, an attorney specializing in commercial litigation, as he expertly guides you through the New Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Rules, including the new “prior written consent” requirement, the specifics of what constitutes “prior written consent,” elimination of the “established business relationship” exemption, and specific language that must be used in the consent agreement.
- Compliance Resource Library
NAFCU's compliance resource library offers helpful information for credit union compliance officers in a variety of formats. Search articles, charts, blog posts, common questions and answers, final regulation summaries, whitepapers and more to get up-to-date regulatory compliance information.
- Preparing for Your Annual ACH Audit and Risk Assessments
This year NACHA introduced new points that need to be incorporated into your credit union ACH audit. In this webcast you will get a simplified overview of the latest NACHA operating rules changes and insight into the best ways to navigate through your ACH audit and risk assessment.
- How does it work?
Participation in NAFCU's Webcast Subscription is easy. After you subscribe, you will receive an email confirmation. You will also receive an email the day before each of the live webcasts that includes the URL address and password to access each live and on-demand webcast.
- Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about NAFCU's Unlimited Webcast Subscription.
- Testing Your System and System Reqiurements
Participants are strongly encouraged to test their system at least 24 hours prior to the webcast. We suggest that you confirm that your computer and Internet firewall support viewing this type of Webcast. You may test your system by viewing the following on-demand webcast. Confirm that you can hear audio, see video, and view the slide presentation displayed adjacent to the video player. The test presentation will walk you through the various features of the webcast viewing screen.
- Credit Union Compliance Book of Answers
The Book of Answers is a NAFCU member-only document that categorizes past credit union regulatory compliance Q&As from NAFCU's Compliance Monitor. This is a great starting point for compliance research.
- Training and Compliance
The complexity of regulatory compliance takes a credit union away from what it does best.
The following Preferred Partners offer training and compliance solutions that make credit unions more efficient and allow them to get back to the business of helping members.
- CFPB’s New Rules: Ability-to-Repay/Qualified Mortgages
With the recent announcement by the CFPB to change qualified mortgages, credit unions will be expected to restructure every qualified mortgage document that exists within their credit union. This major internal overhaul will take time to implement, and will require involvement by credit union compliance officers, managers and operations staff. Join us for this webcast for an in-depth look into how you can ensure that your credit union complies with these changes by the time system testing begins.
- Hot IRA Compliance Issues
Join NAFCU and Paul Kern, product manager of education with Ascensus, Inc., in this webcast to discuss the most common areas that credit unions face fines for noncompliance. Learn the necessary opening documents that are required for IRAs, withholding requirements, penalties, reporting concerns, and information about the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA).
- Compliance Monitor Archive
Browse archived Compliance Monitor issues.
- Advocacy Activity Library
NAFCU's advocacy activity library offers helpful information on the latest credit union regulation and legislation happenings that are shaping the future of the industry. Explore how NAFCU is working for you to ensure the legislation that passes is in the best interest of our credit union members and keep up-to-date on hot regulatory issues that may directly impact your credit union. Search congressional testimony, legislative policy letters to the Hill, NAFCU comment letters outlining recommendations for federal rulemaking, regulatory alerts and final summaries, credit union legislative issue briefs and more.
- Paul Revere Award
The Paul Revere Award is awarded to the credit union grassroots activist of the year. This award is intended for the individual who regularly and effectively trumpets the battle cry of the credit union community just as Paul Revere did in his day. The award is based on the grassroots contacts that have been made by individuals and reported to NAFCU. The award will be presented at NAFCU's Congressional Caucus.
- White Hat Award
The White Award is awarded to the member credit union that raises the most for NAFCU/PAC. The award, presented at NAFCU's Annual Conference and Solutions Expo honors the winning credit union's commitment to NAFCU/PAC and to helping keep credit union supporters in Congress.
- Grassroots Activism Awards
In recognition of the superlative grassroots efforts and impressive NAFCU/PAC contributors, NAFCU annually presents The Paul Revere Award and the White Hat Award to those individuals and credit unions who have shown exemplary grassroots efforts.
- NCUA’s Office of Consumer Protection: Function, Role and Objectives
Meet NCUA’s new Office of Consumer Protection in this free NAFCU webcast, live and open to all credit unions. Hear directly from NCUA’s Director of the OCP Gail Laster, and Consumer Compliance Policy & Outreach Director Tonya Sweat during this free live webcast.
- Compliance Central Articles
Compliance Central Articles from NAFCU staff to help keep credit union compliance officers in the loops on the most pressing issues on the horizon.
- 2013 CU Compliance GPS available now
The 2013 edition of NAFCU's Credit Union Compliance GPS is now available for sale, and NAFCU is reminding credit unions that free copies will be given to attendees at NAFCU's 2013 Regulatory Compliance School, held March 18-23 in National Harbor, Md.
- Top Credit Union HR Compliance Challenges
Gain a better understanding of the top credit union human resources issues you’ll be facing in 2013. With credit union concerns stemming from tax reform to the future of payroll and health care reform, this webcast is one that you will not want to miss. Participants will be able to get input directly from human resources pro, Margaret Fiester, who serves as operations manager for the knowledge center at the Society for Human Resources Professionals.
- 2010 Compliance Monitor
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- PATRIOT OFFICER® Solution Demonstration The #1 BSA/AML/ATF Compliance Solution (Webinar)
Boost efficiency of your regulatory compliance and risk management processes! Get an exclusive look at PATRIOT OFFICER®, the number one BSA/AML/ATF/FACTA/ UIGEA compliance and fraud prevention solution from GlobalVision Systems, Inc. used by about 1,000 financial institutions in the USA.
- Expected impact of 457(f) regulations on credit union plans (Blog Post)
After years of waiting, we are hearing rumblings that the proposed
457(f) regulations may be issued in 2012. The IRS “anticipates” changing
the current 457(f) rules to recognize only cliff vesting and disallow
elective deferrals. Read more of this NAFCU Services Blog Post.
- Longstanding Partnership Leads Financial Resources Federal Credit Union to Select ComplianceOne®
When Marc Sovelove joined Financial Resources Federal Credit
Union (Financial Resources FCU) in 2010, his first task was to upgrade their
manual, paper-based processes to an automated commercial loan origination
system. In this case study, read about how Wolters Kluwer helped remedy this
situation with their product, ComplianceOne.
- Honda FCU Updates Master Disclosure Document with Help from Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
MINNEAPOLIS – (February 14, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Financial Services announced today that Honda Federal Credit Union (Honda FCU) has selected the company to help update its master disclosure document quickly and in compliance with state and federal requirements.
- Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Expands Default Servicing Offering to Include Pre-Foreclosure Service
MINNEAPOLIS – Feb. 28, 2012 – Wolters Kluwer Financial Services announced today that the company has expanded its suite of default servicing solutions to include an outsourced pre-foreclosure service. Designed to help mortgage servicers efficiently manage their pre-foreclosure processes, the service helps them to build a complete case file before they foreclose on a property. As a result, servicers are able to efficiently generate documents necessary to manage the pre-foreclosure process
- SLO Credit Union Transitions from Multiple Vendors to ComplianceOne™ (Case Study)
ComplianceOne is a single, integrated documentation solution that makes managing compliance with loan and deposit account transactions effortless. The solution connects the major areas of a financial institution’s business to its core processor through one, easy-to-manage interface. In this case study, learn how Wolters Kluwer helped SLO credit union transition from multiple vendors to ComplianceOne.
- Coleman Joins NAFCU Compliance Team
NAFCU President and CEO Fred Becker announced today that NAFCU has solidified its compliance team with the addition of Michael Coleman as regulatory compliance counsel.
- New ADA ‘2010 Standards’ for ATMs: What You Need to Know (Podcast)
On September 15, 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice published final regulations revising ADA Standards for Accessible Design, and new ATM standards will take effect March 15, 2011. In this podcast, we will speak with an ATM expert about what these new regulations are and specifics on how your credit union can bring its ATMs up to the new standards.