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HURRICANE MARIA AND CRA CONSIDERATIONS

On January 25, 2018 the federal bank regulatory agencies (Federal Reserve Board, FDIC, OCC) announced they will give favorable consideration under Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations to institutions that are located outside of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, which were designated as major disaster areas in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, for bank activities that help to revitalize or stabilize these areas. The CRA encourages financial institutions to help meet local credit and […]

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CFPB DELAYS PREPAID ACCOUNTS RULE

On January 25, 2018 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced  final updates to its 2016 prepaid rule. The changes extend the effective date of the rule by one year to April 2019. The changes to Regulations E and Z: Adjust error resolution requirements; and Provide more flexibility concerning credit cards linked to digital wallets. Read more: https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/prepaid-rule-lives-to-fight-another-day/ https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/effective-date-of-prepaid-account-rule-delayed/ https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/prepaid-rule-takes-a-much-needed-pause/ https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/prepaid-accounts-just-got-kicked-up-to-the-consumer-protection-suite/ A copy of the 325 page final rule is available at:  https://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/documents/cfpb_prepaid_final-rule_2018-amendments.pdf […]

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NCUA CIVIL PENALTY INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS

On January 15, 2018 the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) published a notice that sets the annual adjustments to the maximum amount of each civil penalty applicable to Credit Unions within the NCUA’s jurisdiction. The adjustments, required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, serve to maintain the deterrent effect of civil penalties and to promote compliance with the law. The NCUA Civil Monetary Penalty Amount Table is available at: https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/ncua-civil-penalty-inflation-adjustments/ A […]

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BOARD CIVIL PENALTY INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS

On January 10, 2018 the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) published a notice that sets the annual adjustments to the maximum amount of each civil penalty applicable to financial institutions within the Board’s jurisdiction. The adjustments, required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, serve to maintain the deterrent effect of civil penalties and to promote compliance with the law. The Board’s Civil Monetary Penalty Amount Table is […]

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CFPB CIVIL PENALTY INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS

On January 12, 2018 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a final rule that sets the annual adjustments to the maximum amount of each civil penalty within the CFPB’s jurisdiction. The adjustments, required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, serve to maintain the deterrent effect of civil penalties and to promote compliance with the law. The CFPB Civil Monetary Penalty Amount Table is available at: https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/cfpb-civil-monetary-penalty-amounts/ A copy of the […]

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