Event Info

June 14th

9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
10:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT

7 hours

$299 (late registration price)

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Program Overview

In the Legal Update Seminar, attendees will gain insight on current legal issues affecting credit unions from industry experts Hal Scoggins, Brian Witt and Kelley Washburn. This session will offer an analysis on key areas affecting your credit union. The regulatory avalanche continues, but Scoggins, Witt and Washburn can help you avoid getting buried. We will also hear from Roger Jones of Hauser, Jones & Sas as he updates and reviews ERM and Compliance Audits.

Please check back in for more key topic points as they develop.

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

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Program Agenda

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. PT
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. MT
Registration Open
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. PT
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. MT
Seminar Begins
David Curtis • Director of Compliance Services • NWCUA
Katie Clark • Regulatory & Compliance Analyst • NWCUA
Will Hall • Compliance Services Consultant • NWCUA
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. PT
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. MT
ERM and Compliance Audits
Roger Jones • Partner • Hauser, Jones & Sas
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PT
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. MT
Morning Session
Hal Scoggins • Shareholder • Farleigh Wada Witt
Kelley Washburn • Associate • Farleigh Wada Witt
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PT
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. MT
Included With Registration
Thank you to our Sponsor Hauser Jones & Sas
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PT
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. MT
Afternoon Session
Hal Scoggins • Shareholder • Farleigh Wada Witt
Kelley Washburn • Associate • Farleigh Wada Witt
4:00 p.m. PT
5:00 p.m. MT
Program Concludes

About the Trainers

Hal Scoggins

Shareholder • Farleigh Wada Witt

Hal Scoggins has been with Farleigh Wada Witt since 1991 and practices in the firm’s Financial Services and Debtor/Creditor groups. He represents credit unions, banks, and other financial service providers on a variety of issues related to structuring and delivering financial services to consumers and businesses.  Hal lends expert counsel on state and federal regulatory compliance matters, examination and regulatory enforcement issues, governance, payment systems, contract negotiation, and dispute resolution.

Hal provides consumer and business loan and deposit account documentation and disclosures, and helps clients resolve account disputes and other operational challenges.  He is currently vice-chair of the Credit Union Committee in the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section.

Kelley Washburn

Associate • Farleigh Wada Witt

Kelley Washburn has seen the financial services industry from all angles: she worked on the regulatory side at the Oregon Department of Justice in the Financial Fraud & Consumer Protection Division, the internal and operational side with a national bank, and now the advisor side as a regulatory compliance attorney.

With a background in banking and business, Kelley brings considerable experience and working knowledge in the areas of consumer and commercial law relevant to assisting financial service providers on matters related to legal compliance. She monitors federal and state financial services regulatory changes and legislation that affects financial service providers and contributes updates for the firm’s Compliance Smart program.

Brian Witt

Shareholder • Farleigh Wada Witt

Farleigh Wada Witt is a full-service financial services law firm serving financial services clients in the Pacific Northwest and nationwide in all aspects of financial services.

For over 30 years, Brian Witt has represented credit unions CUSOs throughout the country with corporate, regulatory, compliance and operations matters. Brian is uniquely qualified to assist clients in all areas affecting credit unions and CUSOs. Also, Brian has developed comprehensive programs for compliance management and vendor management for credit unions.

Brian was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016-2018 for Financial Services Regulation Law.

Location & Travel Information

Event Location:

Unitus Community Credit Union 
Portland Oregon
th floor 
1300 SW 6th Ave 
Portland, OR 97201 

Video Conferencing Available:

The speaker will present form the Portland location listed above, but you can join the seminar via video conference at the following locations:

Northwest Credit Union Association
Washington Office
18000 International Blvd, Suite 350
SeaTac, WA 98188

Northwest Credit Union Association
Idaho Office
2710 W Sunrise Rim, Suite 100
Boise, ID 83705

Special Travel Rates and Discounts for NWCUA Members

The Northwest Credit Union Association has negotiated special rates and discounts for travel accommodations. Find out more at www.nwcua.org/travel-discounts.

Hotel & Travel Discounts for NWCUA Members

The Northwest Credit Union Association has negotiated special rates and discounts for air and car travel. Find out more at www.nwcua.org/travel-discounts.

Pricing Information

Price: Early Registration $249, Regular $279, Late $299


Continued education and training of credit union employees helps keep the credit union movement vibrant and competitive in the financial marketplace. We understand this can take a significant commitment of time and money.

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation provides professional development scholarships awarding up to $1,500 per year for selected applicants. Learn more at https://nwcuf.org/scholarships-and-grants/.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Registration fees are non-refundable after April 20, 2018. Substitutions will only be accepted by notifying NWCUA no later than May 20, 2018.

Event Sponsors

Hauser Jones & Sas

Hauser Jones & Sas assists credit unions to maintain strong internal controls that are needed to meet regulatory requirements and to ensure financial success. Their team provides expert insight and advice to produce positive financial results and return significant value to their clients. They value the sharing of ideas, results, and solutions gained from their position as deep-rooted credit union experts.

As an independent CPA firm they hold fast to their professional code of ethics that is matched to the nature of their position and guarantees the integrity of their service. They always do things the right way. Like their credit union clients, they maintain the highest levels of integrity and strive to operate within established regulatory frameworks while providing excellent value and member service.

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Strategic Link

Strategic Link creates value at all levels of the Northwest credit union ecosystem. A part of the Northwest Credit Union Association, it’s a collaborative hub, linking credit unions with business solutions, and credit union members with opportunities to save money. Strategic Link offers “best of breed” solutions to our credit unions with a focus on emerging trends, innovation, scale, and efficiency.

Experience the power of cooperative intelligence.

Strategic Link can provide your credit union with a competitive edge in a fast-changing market environment. Contact us today.

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Jason Smith
Vice President of Strategic Resources

Questions or Concerns?

For more information, contact David Curtis at 800.995.9064 ext. 151 or email your questions directly to dcurtis@nwcua.org.

For assistance with registration, please contact us at 800.995.9064 or training@nwcua.org.