Stay Lifted from Loan Originator Compensation Rules

A U.S. Court of Appeals lifted a stay on the implementation of the Federal Reserve’s Regulation Z Loan Originator Compensation final rule, meaning the new rule will come into effect today.

Form 1099 Changes Just Need President’s Signature

A CUNA-supported bill going to President Obama would repeal an extension of IRS Form 1099 reporting requirements for certain purchases over $600.

Legal Briefs April 7, 2011

Your update of the regulatory landscape.

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

Last week’s Credit Union Day at the Capitol was considered a very successful event by all, while efforts to close the state’s budget gap continued.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

A bevy of bills were voted on this week, including the Prize-Linked Savings Accounts and Foreclosure bills.

Federal Legislative Week in Review

It was another busy week in Washington, D.C. We continue to see action and movement on two of our key issues at the federal level.

Convention Pre Registration is Now Open

Convention Pre-Registration is now open. Check back soon for more information

Washington State Legislative Week in Review

Activity on Legislation afftecting Washington State credit unions.

Avoid ATM Fee Disclosure Lawsuits with Proper Monitoring

An escalating number of class action lawsuits filed against credit unions for failing to comply with Regulation E requirements for disclosing ATM fees has triggered a significant risk concern for credit unions.

WINN to Help Credit Unions ‘Win’ on Regulation

Jaycee Winn has recently joined NWCUA as director of regulatory advocacy. Based in the Beaverton, Ore., office, Winn will help members keep abreast of federal and state regulatory initiatives and design and implement advocacy efforts on behalf of the Association and its members.

NWCUA Offering Required FCU Director Training

the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) is offering the required training to help your board of directors to obtain a minimum ability to read a credit union income statement and balance sheet.

Washington State GAC Draws More Than 120

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s Washington Government Affairs Conference drew more than 120 participants from around the region last week to learn about new legislation and lobby the state legislature on credit union supported bills.

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

The Oregon Legislature returned to work on Tuesday, Feb. 1, and Gov. Kitzhaber released his budget to mixed reviews. The Northwest Credit Union Association has been analyzing hundreds of bills to determine the impact on the state’s credit unions.