Banker's Academy Updates Focus on Compliance for Credit Unions to Include Recent RESPA Amendments

From: Edcomm Banker's Academy
Published: Sat Aug 29 2009

Edcomm Banker's Academy has recently updated Focus on Compliance for Credit Unions to include the new amendments to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). The Focus on RESPA and Required Disclosures topic of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) module of Focus on Compliance for Credit Unions has been revised as part of Edcomm Banker's Academy commitment to providing the most up-to-date financial services information.

According to the new amendments under RESPA, mortgage brokers and lenders are required to use a new Good Faith Estimate (GFE) form, revised HUD-1 and HUD-1A Settlement Statements and a revised Special Information Booklet by January 1, 2010. The amendments also require more timely and effective disclosures of loan terms and closing costs that consumers pay when buying or refinancing a home. The Act affects all policies, procedures and documents for mortgage lending.

Focus on Compliance for Credit Unions, from Edcomm Banker's Academy, is a computer-based, distance learning program, which can be delivered via Internet, Intranet or CD. The program teaches compliance using easy-to-understand language in an interactive, self-paced format. Participants learn from their own perspective, with a curriculum customized to their position. Focus on Compliance for Credit Unions covers: Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti Money Laundering (AML), USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC, Privacy, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Sarbanes-Oxley, Reg CC, Check 21, Reg E, Truth in Lending, FCRA, FACT Act, ECOA, Fair Lending, HMDA and Bank Bribery, among others. The program also includes a quick reference guide to all regulations and a searchable glossary of terms.

For more information about programs like this, or to find out how The Edcomm Group Banker's Academy can customize any training program, log onto or call +1.212.631.9400.

The Edcomm Group Banker's Academy is a 22-year-old multimedia education and communication consulting firm specializing in the development of creative business solutions that improve productivity, customer service and market share - providing bottom-line results. The Edcomm Group Banker's Academy has had the privilege of assisting many distinguished clients with business solutions in the form of eLearning programs, classroom instruction, multimedia production and online and print based documentation. Edcomm Banker's Academy offers many off-the-shelf and customized courses such as Teller Training, Compliance Training and Systems Training specifically designed for Banks, Credit Unions and Money Services Businesses (MSBs).

The Edcomm Group Banker's Academy ( is headquartered in New York City with locations and representation throughout the world.
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