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The Rise of E-signatures: Safety and Legality

Posted January 4, 2021 — As more and more customer interactions shift to virtual, e-signatures have become central to some institutions’ operations. With this shift, questions about the technology still remain. The shift to virtual formats for financial institutions has largely been a matter of giving customers more service options during the pandemic, and one particular method of this virtual communication has been a growing cause for concern. When conducting business online, are electronic signatures safe, and are they legal?

Amy Petersen Joins FIPCO

Posted January 4, 2021 — FIPCO is thrilled to announce the addition of Amy Petersen to our team as Accounts Receivable and Administrative Specialist!

Getting to Know Us: Cathy Barnes

Posted January 4, 2021 — Meet Cathy Barnes, Support and Training Specialist.

Thank you to our sponsors of the FIPCO Compliance Concierge Software & Compliance Forum – Loan + Mortgage

Posted December 1, 2020 — We appreciate and thank the sponsors of the FIPCO Compliance Concierge Software & Compliance Forum – Loan + Mortgage. The products and services they provide to our financial institutions contribute to their effectiveness and efficiency.

Getting To Know Us – Lori

Posted November 30, 2020 — This month’s featured FIPCO staff member is Lori Olson, Project Manager – Integration and Technical Services, click “Continue Reading” to learn more about Lori!

What’s in your TRID?

Posted November 30, 2020 — Or better yet, what’s not in your TRID? It’s the never-ending saga between a mortgage lender who is trying to keep the customer happy, the mortgage processor who has nightmares about LE’s and CD’s, the auditor who plays the “gotcha” game, and the applicant who is trying to make sense of it all. Therefore, it becomes imperative that all information contained in these complex disclosures are complete and accurate as possible. And whatever is not in your TRID can get you in trouble.

Tis the Season – To prepare your HMDA LAR

Posted November 30, 2020 — If you are like most financial institutions running a large mortgage pipeline over the last ten months, you have had very little time to catch your breath before accepting that next application. And like most institutions, your back-office support staff have had to adjust their processes and resources just to keep up the rate locks, TRID disclosures, and timely mortgage closing, all during a pandemic. But what about that pesky HMDA LAR we have all come to love and adore?

A Different Kind of Connection, Still the Loan and Mortgage Forum

Posted November 30, 2020 — What a week we had at our FIPCO Loan and Mortgage Forum! This year’s annual forum was held virtually from November 16-19. Although we missed being able to see everyone in-person, this year FIPCO staff got to connect with over 210 separate connections. And that doesn’t count the number of people that were watching together in a meeting room! Registrants had the opportunity to pick and choose the sessions that aligned with their duties, resulting in an average of 150 participants per session.

Why do you need to join the Next Generation - NGAV?

Posted October 28, 2020 — Next generation antivirus (NGAV) differs from the traditional antivirus solutions we’ve been using for years by incorporating many additional controls, functions and features.

Welcome: A New Face at FIPCO

Posted August 31, 2020 — FIPCO is pleased to announce the addition of Jeremy Tyler to our team!

Big Swing in ALLL? Check Your PPP Pool

Posted August 25, 2020 — It’s 5:01 p.m. You just finished your quarterly ALLL analysis and you’re ready to send the report up the chain before you head out for the weekend.

Upcoming Regulation Changes and Other Dates at a Glance

Posted July 21, 2020 — Correction: URLA Deadline Extended to March 1, 2021

Why You Must Join the Next Generation: NGAV

Posted June 4, 2020 — Next generation antivirus (NGAV) differs from the traditional antivirus solutions we’ve been using for years by incorporating many additional controls, functions, and features.

New Offering from FIPCO: PPE Masks

Posted May 7, 2020 — As our state and nation begin to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic

eNotary Information for Wisconsin

Posted March 31, 2020 — FIPCO is providing updates on several online developments in light of COVID-19, including eNotary.