Compliance Action, Volume 23, Number 8/9
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- Patti Joyner Blenden, Editor
The number of people living with disabilities is growing at a staggering pace! Let’s take a step back together to get the big picture before you delve even further into ADA compliance than you already have.
ADA Compliance Recommendations
Financial institutions should consider taking the following actions to make their institution and website accessible to all individuals.
There are three levels of compliance with WCAG guidelines supporting accessibility, progressing from the minimum Level A conformance, up to the highest level, AAA. This 2-page chart will help you keep all the details organized.
Finally, the wait is over as the Bureau issued its final amendment to Regulation P on August 10, 2018, implementing the affected notice provisions of GLBA. It has been nearly three years that financial institutions have been anticipating the amendment to Regulation P. The Bureau’s final amendment became effective on September 17, 2018 and we dive into the details.
The Federal banking Agencies with Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) responsibility issued an interagency statement on sharing Bank Secrecy Act resources. The interagency statement addresses instances in which financial institutions may enter into collaborative arrangements to share resources to efficiently and effectively manage their ever-increasing BSA and anti-money laundering (AML) obligations.
GLBA Annual Privacy Disclosure Timeline of Changes
There have been quite a few staggered and sometimes overlapping statutory and regulatory requirements for consumer privacy disclosures. We knew a matrix would be handy to keep the timing straight, especially when monitoring or auditing.
On August 31, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issued its highly-anticipated interpretive and procedural rule to implement and clarify changes made by Section 104(a) of EGRRCPA to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA).
Listed are the HMDA data points and fields impacted by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (EGRRCPA)
In the Editor's Opinion
Leave No "Thank You" Unsaid
Compliance Q & A
- HMDA Loan: Reporting number of units
- Collateral property is condemned
- Reg E EFT error examples
- Do we need an LEI if not reporting a ULI?
- 3 Reg E Scenarios
FTC Cybersecurity Blog
The Federal Trade Commission published the first blog of cybersecurity topics for small businesses. It has great downloadable material.
- Patti Joyner Blenden
- Board of Advisors:
- John S. Byrne, Esq.
Cliff E. Cook
Julie A. Gliha
Michael D. Maher
Carl G. Pry
Susan A. Rich
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.