Monday, February 17, 2014

The following articles are featured in the Compliance section:
  • Increase Productivity by Reducing BSA/AML Transaction Monitoring Workload
  • Cancellation of Escrow for HPMLs
  • Difference Between Rephasement & Restructuring?
  • Reg E & Visa Rules On Liability-Delayed Report
  • Statement of Interest of Directors/Principal Form
  • Ad for New DC-State Subject to Credit Approval?
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The following articles are featured in the Lending section:
  • When Comparing Software Functionality From Different Vendors, What Factors Should Be Measured?
  • How Does My Bank Know If It Needs Imaging Only or a More Advanced Document Management System?
  • What Are the 5 Steps of Selecting a Document Management System?
  • Average Time People Hold On To 15/30 Year Mtgs.
  • HMDA Reportable As Purchase for MH Only?
  • ECOA Disclosures Required In Writing?
  • Signed Copy of Servicing Disclosure In File?
  • Documentation for Risk Based Pricing Notice
"Document imaging" actually has many meanings. For some banks, an imaging system is only desired to create greater accessibility to information by digitizing content. However, many banks are interested in streamlining operations through automatic triggers and workflows. This type of imaging system typically offers much more advanced management capabilities. To learn more about different imaging options, download our free report.

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.

The following articles are featured in the Operations section:
  • Guidelines for Removing Name From Checking Acct
  • Missing Endorsement- Check to Another Institution
  • Employees Transacting Their Own Business
  • Rule on Stamp Company Standard Endorsement
  • AIF Add Self as Joint Signer to Safe Deposit?
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The following articles are featured in the Security section:
  • Industry Standard Concerning Bait Money
that risk assessments are keys to helping you comply with risk management and data security mandates? A risk assessment saves you both time and money by determining which areas of the company are most vulnerable and helping you prioritize information security spending. Click here to learn more about risk assessments.

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Complaint vs. Inquiry
Working on our new complaint policy/procedures. There is a lot of heated discussion about the gray area of determining whether or not a call/comment in writing is a complaint, which should be logged rather than an inquiry, which we would still address but not log on our complaint log.

Read and weigh in with some helpful information on complaint versus inquiries in the General Discussion Forum.

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