Federal Trade Commission

  • Fed and FTC Release New Credit Disclosure Rules

    CUs that use credit scores in underwriting loans face new disclosure rules

  • Debit Card Breach Hits Ohio Credit Unions

    A debit card fraud breach that began swarming Northeast Ohio in April is said to have affected tens of thousands of accounts and dozens of financial institutions, including at least seven credit unions.

  • CUDL Offers CUs New Credit Score Disclosure Tool

    New risk-based pricing provisions of the Federal Trade Commission's Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, or FACTA, require creditors to make available the reasons for customers' credit terms based on their individual credit scores.

  • FTC Red Flags Rule on Identity Theft Takes Effect

    The Federal Trade Commission's Red Flags Rule is now in place.

  • New Red Flags Law Has Indirect but Real Meaning to CUs

    Guest blogger Thomas Oscherwitz is vice president of government affairs and chief privacy officer at San Diego-based ID Analytics Inc., a leader in consumer risk management.

  • CUDL Rolls Out Disclosure Tool

    In light of the new risk-based pricing provisions of the Federal Trade Commission's Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, CUDL has developed a way to help credit unions that are looking to provide auto dealers with credit score disclosure notices.

  • Red Flags Compliance on Resolution List?

    Here's a New Year's resolution to consider: Ensure compliance with the "Red Flags Rule" the Federal Trade Commission is set to begin enforcing on Friday, Dec. 31.

  • CUs Balk at Ad Rules

    State-chartered credit unions already have a myriad of federal and state advertising regulations to comply with and therefore shouldn't have to comply with proposed Federal Trade Commission rules aimed at nonbank institutions.

  • Group Issues Identity Theft Reminders to FIs

    Fraudsters phishing for victims keep changing their tactics, and consumers and the financial institutions that serve them need to remain vigilant, according to the Identity Theft Assistance Center in Washington, D.C.

  • ITAC Issues Phishing Reminder

    Phishing attacks change constantly and consumers and their financial institutions need to remain vigilant, according to the Identity Theft Assistance Center.

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