New: Streamlining Sessions for Affiliation...

By: Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Since most of the country continues to be under stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Affiliation Program team has been working diligently to bring new complimentary online sessions to our…

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Thinking of Moving to Electronic...

By: Denise Dukette, Director Loan Review Services With current events leading to increased remote work/telecommuting, many financial institutions that have not yet converted their credit and other files from paper to electronic are considering making the change.  There…

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Hot Off the Presses –...

By Rhonda Coggins, CRCM, National Compliance Services Director Amidst all of the recent regulatory issuances providing guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic, compliance stakeholders likely saw the CFPB’s April 1st issuance.  In the Bureau’s communication, they provide guidance on credit…

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Community Reinvestment Act Defining a...

By: Edward R. Milhorn, Compliance Consulting Director The OCC’s advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPR”) issued in August 2019 indicated that the updated approach to Community Reinvestment Act (“CRA”) performance evaluations “could include updated metrics that take into…

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High Volatility Commercial Real Estate

By Denise Dukette, Director Loan Review Services Regulatory guidance on HVCRE was initiated in 2013 as part of Basel III risk-weighted capital rules and applies to banking organizations which file Call Reports. HVCRE was defined in Call Report…

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Fresh Feedback on Fair Lending

By: Rhonda Coggins, CRCM, National Compliance Services Director Compliance stakeholders always seem to have a strong focus on regulatory changes ahead of them. It’s an important part of staying ahead of the curve to ensure you’ve taken steps…

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A Look Back at 2019:...

By Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Season after season, one of our most popular Affiliation Program sessions is the High Performance Idea Exchange, which gives our members the opportunity to do just that – exchange innovative ideas with…

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