League InfoSight reminds credit unions that NCUA changes to its fidelity bond rule will go into effect Oct. 22. They were finalized in July. The Federal Credit Union Act requires that certain credit union employees and elected officials have fidelity bond coverage. Implementing requirements can be found in Parts 704 (federally insured natural person credit [...]
The NCUA board will vote on the its final Payday Alternative Loan (PAL) rule, among two other finals rules, at its Sept. 19 meeting. The meeting will take place at 10 a.m. ET at NCUA’s Alexandria, VA, headquarters, and will be streamed online. NCUA’s PAL proposal would create an additional PAL option, PAL II. The [...]
Speaking at a Women in Housing and Finance Policy event Wednesday, NCUA Board Member Todd Harper stressed learning from the past but focusing on the future as essential to meeting a period of significant change with warning signs dotting the landscape. Harper said America’s credit unions, the NCUA, and the financial system at large face [...]
The United States Attorney’s Office Northern District of Alabama and Alabama ACAMS Chapter will sponsor an annual Suspicious Activity Report Seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Trussville Civic Center in Trussville, AL. This seminar will cover current BSA issues and trends and will look at recent successes where financial crimes were identified and prosecuted [...]
The Secret Service Quarterly Financial & Electronic Crimes Investigator's Meeting. This meeting will take place on Sept. 12, 2019 at 9 a.m. The meeting location will be at the Regions Riverchase Operations Center, 2090 Parkway Office Circle, Birmingham, AL 35244. Read more about the meeting here. The full agenda is here.
FinCEN has announced the launch of its Global Investigations Division (GID), which will be responsible for implementing targeted investigation strategies rooted in FinCEN’s unique authorities under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) to combat illicit finance threats and related crimes, both domestically and internationally. GID will leverage FinCEN’s BSA authorities, including Section 311 of the USA [...]