Month: August 2018

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2019 Thresholds under Regulation Z’s CARD Act, HOEPA and QM Sections

Based on the Consumer Price Index in effect on June 1, 2018, which increased 2.5%, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a number of new threshold amounts which go into effect on January 1, 2019. They include:  The minimum interest charge disclosure threshold of $1.00 under the CARD Act will remain unchanged in …

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HMDA 2018 File Format Verification Tool Now Available

Hot on the heels of the release of the HMDA data tables for 2017, the CFPB/BCFP has released its tool for validity checking the correctness of your Institution’s HMDA file for the calendar year 2018 data being submitted in 2019. You can find this tool at https://ffiec.cfpb.gov/tools/file‐format‐verification. The tool does exactly what it says: verifies …

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FinCEN Issues Extension of Exceptive Relief for Certificate of Deposit and Loan Renewals

The top BSA hotline question TCA has received in August inquired about an update to FinCEN’s May 16, 2018 Exceptive Relief (FIN‐2018‐R002) delaying the requirement to obtain a Certification of Beneficial Ownership for certificate of deposit and loan renewals. Since FinCEN considered these to be new accounts, financial institutions expressed concerns over the many challenges …

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