Amy K says “Mark Your Calendars”
Here are some upcoming meetings and webinars that you should know about - make sure you are marking your calendars now for these great opportunities!
The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund is accepting funding applications for 2013. The application deadline for the CDFI and Native American CDFI Assistance Programs is February 28, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. For assistance with the application process make sure to register for the upcoming webinar, FY 2013 CDFI Program Application Training Webinar: Credit Unions, registration information is below.
FY 2013 CDFI Program Application Training Webinar: Credit Unions.
Date: January 18 at 1 p.m. [ET].
Registration: required by January 15, 2013 at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5068690590?utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new_eventv2&utm_term=eventurl_text#
Description: A two-hour live webinar conducted by the CDFI Fund staff who will review the FY 2013 CDFI Program application. There will be a live question and answer session too. See the CDFI Fund’s website for details on a similar event for the NACA Program.
There are also monthly conference calls scheduled for CDFI Certification. A certified CDFI is a specialized financial institution that works in market niches that are underserved by traditional financial institutions.
CDFI Certification Conference Calls
Description: An information session via question and answer format, to help potential CDFIs navigate the certification process
Registration: Check website at http://cdfifund.gov
Don’t miss this free webinar that is being hosted by the National Credit Union Administration on the topic of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Loan Application Registers. Experts from the NCUA’s Office of Consumer Protection and the Federal Reserve Board will be addressing common errors identified in HMDA LAR data and submissions; providing tips for preparing and submitting accurate and timely HMDA LARs; and discussing financial institution management responsibilities in the HMDA process.
HMDA: Accuracy and Timeliness
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013, at 2 PM EST
Use the same link to log into the webinar. You can submit questions in advance at WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov with “HMDA Webinar” in the subject line. For technical questions about accessing the webinar, please call 703-518-6440.
Finally, do not miss the National Credit Union Administration Board Chairman, Debbie Matz, who will be hosting a Town Hall Webinar with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray. This webinar is FREE and will feature a broad discussion of new developments in financial regulation, including CFPB’s recently finalized regulations, proposed rules and enforcement efforts.
NCUA and CFPB Town Hall Webinar
Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 3 PM EST.
Use the same link to log into the webinar. During the webinar, participants will be able to type in questions about any topic relating to the credit union industry or the CFPB. Participants also can submit advance questions at WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The subject line of the email should read, “NCUA-CFPB Town Hall.” For technical questions about accessing the webinar, please call 703-518-6440.
Should you have any questions or concerns on these or any other compliance topic, please do not hesitate to contact Amy Kleinschmit at firstname.lastname@example.org or 701.214.9721.