The document shares more on how financial institutions have become attractive targets to criminals.
The filing deadline to claim the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit for the 2015 tax year is coming up on May 15, which could lead to big savings for eligible small credit unions. Plus your question on the CFPB’s credit card agreement submission expiration, and this week’s legal briefs.
How is “financial exploitation” defined in Washington State?
The Council was created to give the CFPB direct feedback from credit unions on the impact of regulation on credit unions’ daily operations.
FinCEN issues guidance on recognizing human trafficking; tools for detecting representative payee fraud; and this week’s legal briefs.
FinCEN recently issued an advisory to financial institutions, laying out guidelines that can help foster a strong culture of BSA/AML compliance. Also in the Compliance Center: legal briefs and the question of the week.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is urging consumers to tell student-loan lenders and servicers how to apply additional payments to their loans so that they can save money and pay down debt more efficiently.
Gary Tantleff, managing director of investments for the Credit Union Advisory Group (CUAG) at UBS Financial Services, was recognized for the third time this year as one of Barron’s “Top 1000 Financial Advisors,” and for the first time ever, he was named the top financial advisor in the state of New Jersey.
The weekly Regulatory Advocacy Update outlines the NWCUA’s efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the larger movement. Included here is an update on Washington DFI’s stance on bank-owned life insurance.
Members of the CFPB’s CUAC told CUNA staff they planned to note the issues regulatory burdens can create for credit unions in their discussions with the agency. WSECU CEO Kevin Foster-Keddie is among the council’s 15 members.
NWCUA Regulatory Advocacy Update: WSECU’s Foster-Keddie Among Three from Northwest Appointed to CFPB Councils
The weekly Regulatory Advocacy Update outlines the NWCUA’s efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the larger movement. Included here is an update on Kevin Foster-Keddie’s appointment to the CFPB’s Credit Union Advisory Council.
Provisions of two bills passed this year by the Washington State Legislature are the first to trigger non-binding advisory votes based on Initiative 960, which requires taxes approved by the Legislature to appear on the ballot.
Representatives from 18 credit unions convened at Seattle Children’s Hospital Monday as the Credit Unions for Kids Ambassador Advisory Group unveiled an ambitious new fundraising goal: $50,000 by year’s end in support of Seattle Children’s.
Credit unions partnered with nonprofit organizations promoting low and moderate income housing, have an opportunity to nominate advocates to a Federal Home Loan Bank Advisory Council. Nominations are being accepted for a three-year term beginning in early 2013.
The newly formed Ambassador Advisory Group is working to continue to build support for Credit Unions for Kids in the Northwest and is inviting every single Seattle-area credit union to a kick-off luncheon on June 11 at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Gary Tantleff, managing director of investments for the Credit Union Advisory Group (CUAG) at UBS Financial Services, a Strategic Link gold business partner, was named on Barron’s list of the Top 100 Financial Advisors.
Credit Unions for Kids leadership is working to continue expanding its scope and effectiveness, looking to engage a growing number of credit union professionals as ambassadors on localized boards.
Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.