Requiring someone to sign a loan, especially a parent or spouse, or even intimating such a requirement is a significant fair lending issue. Fair Lending is an ongoing hot topic with the banking agencies.
WednesdayOctober 31, 2018 1:30 pm CDT
A Banker's Responsibility for Fair Credit Reporting Act Compliance
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has been around since the 1970s. The law was fairly straight forward for many years. The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA), which became law on December 4, 2003, revised the FCRA.
2018 was expected to bring a slowdown in the volume of compliance changes. The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (EGRRCPA), which was advertised as reducing burden, will keep compliance personnel busy for months to come.
Training is a Pillar of your BSA/AML compliance program. And there is so must to train on! A new CTR, big changes on a new SAR, new beneficial ownership rules and risk-based customer due diligence. Is your staff ready and trained?
Since December 29, 1987 banks have been required to develop and deliver Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) program disclosures for each different ARM program offered. The disclosures must be updated at least annually.
The deadline is approaching for compliance with “TRID 2.0.” The first TRID rules left us with lots of questions, but the 2017 changes have cleared up much of the confusion, while adding a few complexities.
Call it S.2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, EGRRCPA, or Public Law No: 115-174, deregulation by any other name is just as sweet. The sour part is, deregulation will be more work in the short run.