Posted by jholzknecht on  January 17, 2012
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), enacted in 1970, sets standards for the collection, communication, and use of information bearing on a consumer’s creditworthiness, credit standing, credit capacity, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living. Historically, rulemaking authority for the FCRA has been divided among the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Office of the Comptroller
Subtitle A of Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act), captioned “Disclosure of Nonpublic Personal Information,” limits the instances in which a financial institution may disclose nonpublic personal information about a consumer to nonaffiliated third parties and requires financial institutions to provide certain privacy notices to their consumers and customers. Prior to July 21, 2011, rulemaking authority for the privacy provisions of the GLB Act was shared by eight Federal agencies: the Board of Governors


Posted by jholzknecht on  January 14, 2012
Category: HMDA, Lending Compliance
Right now HMDA reporting banks across the nation are checking, double-checking, scrubbing and reviewing their HMDA data. Some will find errors. Correcting errors before the data has been submitted to your regulator is a fairly easy task. But when examiners, auditors or others find errors in data previously submitted to regulators how do you correct those prior year errors? Assume your calendar year 2010 HMDA data was submitted on schedule by March 1, 2011. During
Congress enacted section 626 of the Omnibus Appropriations Act (Omnibus Appropriations Act) on March 11, 2009 and directed the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to commence a rulemaking proceeding within 90 days of enactment with respect to mortgage loans. On May 22, 2009, the enactment of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act clarified the FTC’s rulemaking authority under the Omnibus Appropriations Act to specify that the FTC’s rulemaking based on its authority pursuant to the Omnibus
The Consumer Leasing Act (CLA) was enacted in 1976 as an amendment to the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). The purpose of the CLA is to ensure meaningful and accurate disclosure of the terms of personal property leases for personal, family, or household use. The CLA and Regulation M require lessors to provide consumers with uniform cost and other disclosures about consumer lease transactions. The CLA has been implemented in Regulation M of the Board of

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