Monday, January 13, 2014

The following articles are featured in the Compliance section:
  • When is Outsourcing BSA/AML Transaction Monitoring a Good Fit?
  • How Many Lists Make Up SDN List (OFAC)
  • Bail Bonding Funds Considered Public Funds?
  • Reg E Liability and Provisional Credit
  • Reg E Claim Represented By Terminal Owner
  • Excessive Transaction Reports and Eagle Cash Cards
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The following articles are featured in the Lending section:
  • Is It Possible to Go Completely 'Paperless' With Regard to the Loan Management Process?
  • Do Banks Still Use Paper Loan Files?
  • What Do Banks Cite As Their Biggest Challenges Preventing More Efficient Loan Management?
  • What Do the New OCC Third-Party Oversight Requirements Mean for Appraisals?
  • Parameters for Determining High Priced/HPML
  • Enter All Payment Streams (ARM) and Violations
  • Can Tenant Carry Flood Insurance on Rental Prop?
  • Odd Days Payment and APR Calculation
there are strict new requirements for third-party oversight? According to Fannie Mae and the OCC, of course your appraisal providers fall into that category. Download the industry collaborative white paper "Appraisal QC: Industry Best Practices" here.

there are countless advantages to outsourcing BSA/AML Transaction Monitoring to the experts? Imagine NO MORE transaction monitoring, alerts, caseloads and staffing issues, while creating more time for other responsibilities. Outsource your transaction monitoring to AML RightSource and experience continuous process improvement to increase the effectiveness of your BSA program.

The following articles are featured in the Operations section:
  • Customer Opened Roth IRA & No Earned Income
  • Put Beneficiary on Sole Proprietor Checking?
  • Business Check Cashers-Use Acct# As Endorsement?
  • Point When Postal MO Becomes Stale Dated?
  • Fed Funds and Prime Rates Increase/Decrease
that managing loan files electronically can significantly streamline your audit and exam preparation process? Systems such as AccuAccount reduce auditor expenses, improve information accuracy, and minimize lost or missing files. Learn why auditors are recommending document management software. Watch this free video.

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The following articles are featured in the Security section:
  • Arming Tellers With Pepper Spray for Security?
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conducting Regression Analysis on your loan data is the only definitive way to determine if your institution treats all applicants equally. However, Fair Lending Regression Analysis isn't right for everyone. Download a FREE eBrief, "A Fair Lending Regression Primer" from TRUPOINT Partners to learn how regression is used in Fair Lending compliance.

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Avoiding Fictitious Loans with Dual Control
We are in the process of going to a document imaging system and are thinking about eliminating the middle man (i.e., loan secretaries). However, this raises the question of what controls do we need to put in place in order to prevent fictitious loans from being made. Any ideas?

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