NCUA will join fair lending webinar hosted by the Federal Reserve Board

Credit Unions Can Obtain Valuable Information on a Range of Fair Lending Issues

ALEXANDRIA, VA (October 15, 2014) — Credit unions will be able to get valuable information on compliance with fair lending laws from a Federal Reserve Board webinar, “Fair Lending Hot Topics,” scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern.

Jamie Goodson, Director of Consumer Compliance Policy and Outreach in the National Credit Union Administration’s Office of Consumer Protection, will join regulators from the Federal Reserve Board, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Comptroller of the Currency, the Justice Department and the Department of Housing and Urban Affairs to discuss topics related to fair lending that will include:

  • Expectations for compliance management systems,
  • Fair lending risk assessments,
  • Real estate-owned properties,
  • Mortgage pricing risks,
  • Auto lending enforcement, and
  • Maternity leave discrimination.

Online registration for this free 90-minute webinar is now open here. Participants will be able to ask questions during the webinar, or they can send questions in advance by email.

The webinar is part of an ongoing series of consumer compliance events that is an initiative of the Federal Reserve System, produced in conjunction with the quarterly newsletter Consumer Compliance Outlook.

NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 98 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. At and Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.

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