Events

  • Live Membership Demo 10-29-2020

    October 29, 2020

    Join us for a live demonstration of the benefits of membership with Compliance Alliance.

    This interactive virtual tour will provide an in-depth look at each of our tool types and resource categories, as well as an overview of all of C/A's additional services. 

    This meeting is presented by our Membership team, and will last about an hour. It is offered every Tuesday and Thursday, at 10:00am and 1:00pm respectively.

    Register Here

  • Live Membership Demo 11-03-2020

    November 3, 2020

    Join us for a live demonstration of the benefits of membership with Compliance Alliance.

    This interactive virtual tour will provide an in-depth look at each of our tool types and resource categories, as well as an overview of all of C/A's additional services. 

    This meeting is presented by our Membership team, and will last about an hour. It is offered every Tuesday and Thursday, at 10:00am and 1:00pm respectively.

    Register Here

  • Live Membership Demo 11-05-2020

    November 5, 2020

    Join us for a live demonstration of the benefits of membership with Compliance Alliance.

    This interactive virtual tour will provide an in-depth look at each of our tool types and resource categories, as well as an overview of all of C/A's additional services. 

    This meeting is presented by our Membership team, and will last about an hour. It is offered every Tuesday and Thursday, at 10:00am and 1:00pm respectively.

    Register Here

  • Compliance Date: Payday Mandatory Underwriting Provisions

    November 19, 2020

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this final rule to delay the August 19, 2019 compliance date for the mandatory underwriting provisions of the regulation promulgated by the Bureau in November 2017 governing Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans (2017 Final Rule or Rule). Compliance with these provisions of the Rule is delayed by 15 months, to November 19, 2020. The Bureau is also making certain conforming changes and corrections to address several clerical and nonsubstantive errors it has identified in the Rule. Read more here

  • Comment Period: Agencies Issue Notice and Request for Comment Regarding Updated Flood Insurance FAQs

    November 20, 2020

    On July 6, 2020, the OCC, Board, FDIC, FCA, and NCUA (collectively, the Agencies) published in the Federal Register a notice soliciting comments on a proposal to reorganize, revise, and expand the Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Flood Insurance (July 2020 Proposed Questions and Answers). The July 2020 Proposed Questions and Answers provided for a comment period ending on September 4, 2020. The Agencies have determined that an extension of the comment period until November 3, 2020, is appropriate. This action will allow interested parties additional time to analyze the proposal and prepare and submit comments. Read more here.

  • Comment Period: CFPB Issues Notice and Request for Information Regarding Credit Discrimination

    December 1, 2020

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) seeks comments and information to identify opportunities to prevent credit discrimination, encourage responsible innovation, promote fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory access to credit, address potential regulatory uncertainty, and develop viable solutions to regulatory compliance challenges under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Regulation B. Read more here

  • Mandatory Compliance Date: Changes to Simplify Volcker rule

    January 1, 2021

    Under the revised rule, firms that do not have significant trading activities will have simplified and streamlined compliance requirements, while firms with significant trading activity will have more stringent compliance requirements. Community banks generally are exempt from the Volcker rule by statute. The revisions continue to prohibit proprietary trading, while providing greater clarity and certainty for activities allowed under the law. With the changes, the agencies expect that the universe of trades that are considered prohibited proprietary trading will remain generally the same as under the agencies' 2013 rule.

    The rules will be effective on January 1, 2020, with a compliance date of January 1, 2021. Read more here

  • Effective Date: Truth in Lending (Reg. Z) Annual Threshold Adjustments

    January 1, 2021

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this final rule amending the regulation text and official interpretations for Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). The Bureau is required to calculate annually the dollar amounts for several provisions in Regulation Z; this final rule revises, as applicable, the dollar amounts for provisions implementing TILA and amendments to TILA, including under the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (CARD Act), the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act of 1994 (HOEPA), and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act). The Bureau is adjusting these amounts, where appropriate, based on the annual percentage change reflected in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in effect on June 1, 2020. Read more here

  • Effective Date: Federal Reserve Issues Interim Final Rule to Allow Banks to Revise the Retained Income Defintion

    January 1, 2021

    The OCC, Board, and FDIC (together, the agencies) are adopting as final the revisions to the definition of eligible retained income made under the interim final rule published in the Federal Register on March 20, 2020, for all depository institutions, bank holding companies, and savings and loan holding companies subject to the agencies’ capital rule. The final rule revises the definition of eligible retained income to make more gradual any automatic limitations on capital distributions that could apply under the agencies’ capital rule. Separately, in this final rule, the Board also is adopting as final the definition of eligible retained income made under the interim final rule published in the Federal Register on March 26, 2020, for 2 purposes of the Board’s total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) rule. The final rule adopts these interim final rules with no changes. Read more here.

  • Effective Date: NACHA New Same Day ACH Processing Window with Expanded Hours

    March 19, 2021

    Sept. 17, 2018 – NACHA’s voting membership has approved three new rules to expand the capabilities of Same Day ACH for all financial institutions and their customers. The first expands access to Same Day ACH by allowing Same Day ACH transactions to be submitted to the ACH Network for an additional two hours every business day. The second increases the Same Day ACH per-transaction dollar limit to $100,000. The third increases the speed of funds availability for certain Same Day ACH and next-day ACH credits. Read more here

    *The effective date for Phase 3 was recently deferred for 6 months from September 18, 2020, to March 19, 2021: https://www.nacha.org/news/ach-operations-bulletin-2-2019-effective-date-new-same-day-ach-window-deferred-six-months?utm_content=87540411&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-2581787594 

  • Effective Date: FRB Approves Changes to Federal Reserve Banks’ Payment Services to Facilitate Same Day ACH Processing at a Later Date

    March 19, 2021

    The Board of Governors (Board) has approved modifications to the Federal Reserve Banks' (Reserve Banks) payment services to facilitate adoption of a later same-day automated clearinghouse (ACH) processing and settlement window. Specifically, the Reserve Banks will extend the daily operating hours of the National Settlement Service (NSS) and the Fedwire® Funds Service. To mitigate the risk that these modified hours will cause more frequent delays to the 9:00 p.m. eastern time (ET) reopening of the Fedwire Funds Service, the Reserve Banks will modify the practice of maintaining a 2-hour window between the closing and reopening of the Fedwire Funds Service to maintain only a 90-minute window, and will increase the $1 billion value threshold for extending the closing of the Fedwire Funds Service to $3 billion. Finally, the Board has approved corresponding changes to the Federal Reserve Policy on Payment System Risk (PSR policy). Read more here

  • Effective Date: CFPB Final Rule Regarding HMDA Thresholds

    January 1, 2022

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is amending Regulation C to increase the threshold for reporting data about closed-end mortgage loans, so that institutions originating fewer than 100 closed-end mortgage loans in either of the two preceding calendar years will not have to report such data effective July 1, 2020. The Bureau is also setting the threshold for reporting data about open-end lines of credit at 200 open-end lines of credit effective January 1, 2022, upon the expiration of the current temporary threshold of 500 open-end lines of credit.

    DATES:

    This final rule is effective on July 1, 2020, except for the amendments to § 1003.2 in amendatory instruction 5, the amendments to § 1003.3 in amendatory instruction 6, and the amendments to supplement I to part 1003 in amendatory instruction 7, which are effective on January 1, 2022. See part VI for more information.

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  • Effective Date: OCC CRA Final Rule January 1, 2023

    January 1, 2023

    SUMMARY: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is adopting a final rule to strengthen and modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) by clarifying and expanding the activities that qualify for CRA credit; updating where activities count for CRA credit; creating a more consistent and objective method for evaluating CRA performance; and providing for more timely and transparent CRA-related data collection, recordkeeping, and reporting.

    DATES: This rule is effective on October 1, 2020. Banks must comply with the final amendments by October 1, 2020, January 1, 2023, or January 1, 2024, as applicable. Until the compliance dates, banks must continue to comply with parts 25 and 195 that are in effect on September 30, 2020 (as set forth in appendix C to 12 CFR 25). Alternatively, the OCC may permit a bank to voluntarily comply, in whole or in part, with the amendments adopted in this release prior to the applicable compliance dates. Parts 25 and 195 that are in effect on September 30, 2020 (as set forth in appendix C) expire on January 1, 2024.

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  • Effective Date: OCC CRA Final Rule January 1, 2024

    January 1, 2024

    SUMMARY: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is adopting a final rule to strengthen and modernize the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) by clarifying and expanding the activities that qualify for CRA credit; updating where activities count for CRA credit; creating a more consistent and objective method for evaluating CRA performance; and providing for more timely and transparent CRA-related data collection, recordkeeping, and reporting.

    DATES: This rule is effective on October 1, 2020. Banks must comply with the final amendments by October 1, 2020, January 1, 2023, or January 1, 2024, as applicable. Until the compliance dates, banks must continue to comply with parts 25 and 195 that are in effect on September 30, 2020 (as set forth in appendix C to 12 CFR 25). Alternatively, the OCC may permit a bank to voluntarily comply, in whole or in part, with the amendments adopted in this release prior to the applicable compliance dates. Parts 25 and 195 that are in effect on September 30, 2020 (as set forth in appendix C) expire on January 1, 2024.

    Read more here