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Friday, August 15, 2014

Regulation Z thresholds adjusted for 2015

08/15/14: Truth in Lending (Regulation Z) Annual Threshold Adjustments (CARD ACT, HOEPA and ATR/QM). Final rule; official interpretation. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Effective 01/01/15. PDF Text

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

OFAC revised guidance

08/14/14: Publication of Revised Guidance on Entities Owned by Persons  Whose Property and Interests in Property Are Blocked. Office of Foreign Assets Control. Effective 08/14/14. PDF Text

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OFAC blocked persons designation

08/14/14: Designation of 3 Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of  September 23, 2001, “Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions  With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.” Notice. Office of Foreign Assets Control. Effective 08/06/14. PDF Text

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

FinCEN BSA proposal, customer due diligence

08/04/14: Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions. Notice of proposed rulemaking. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. Comments are due 10/03/14. PDF Text

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

OFAC blocked-assets designation

08/12/14: Actions Taken Pursuant to Executive Order 13551; blocked assets. Notice. Office of Foreign Assets Control. Effective 07/31/14. PDF Text

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Consumer advisory about Bitcoin and other virtual currencies

08/11/14: Virtual or digital currencies. A consumer advisory points out pitfalls of virtual or digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, including absence of any federal backing. CFPB.
  • Announcement/blog post HTML
  • Consumer advisory PDF
  • Consumer complaints accepted HTML

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Community support review for FHLB members

08/11/14: Federal Home Loan Bank Members Selected for Community Support Review 2014-2015 Review Cycle--3rd Round. 12 credit unions are in this round. Notice. Federal Housing Finance Agency. Community support statements are due to FHFA by 9/25/14. PDF Text

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NCUA proposed rule on fixed assets

08/11/14: Federal credit union ownership of fixed assets. Proposed rule. NCUA. Comments are due 10/10/14. PDF Text

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Renewal of FinCEN suspicious activity report electronic data fields

08/11/14: Renewal Without Change of the FinCEN Suspicious Activity Reports Electronic Data Fields. Notice and request for comment. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. Comments are due 10/10/14. PDF Text

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HUD housing counseling program application

08/11/14: HUD Housing Counseling Program - Application for Approval as a Housing Counseling Agency. 30-day notice of information collection. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Comments are due 09/10/14. PDF Text

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Home equity conversion mortgage; loan servicing

08/11/14: Performing Loan Servicing for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM). 30-day notice of proposed information collection. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Comments are due 09/10/14. PDF Text

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

FOMC policy directive (July)

09/04/13: Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of July 30-31, 2013. Federal Reserve System.

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FDIC final rule, records of failed institutions

09/04/13: Records of Failed Insured Depository Institutions. Final rule. Effective 10/04/13. FDIC.

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FFIEC Appraisal Subcommittee to meet

09/04/13: Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council; Notice of Meeting. Open meeting is 10:30 a.m. 09/11/13; closed session follows immediately.

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