Jim Nussle Testifies to HFSC on Regulatory Relief

Also, CUNA’s Ryan Donovan shares a recap of 2016’s 360-degree advocacy victories and charts a path forward.

CUNA Study to Document $6.6 Billion Regulatory Burden Costs

Nearly 300 credit unions logged in for CUNA’s first Membership Webinar last week and got a preview of a bombshell study showing the cost of the regulatory burden is $6.6 billion.

Oregon Credit Union Advocates Brief Senator Merkley in Preparation for Regulatory Hearing

Answering the call to advocacy engagement, Oregon credit union advocates showed the Senator’s staff the impact regulatory burden has on their members’ ability to get the services they need.

CFPB Announces Final HMDA Rule

The NWCUA and CUNA point out the rule’s detrimental impact—especially on small credit unions—despite certain concessions.

Help Roll Back Regulatory Burden

CUNA is recruiting 150 credit unions to take part in a landmark study on the rising costs of unnecessary regulatory burden, the results of which will be powerful tools to advocate for regulatory relief.

Join CUNA Study to Fight Regulatory Burden

CUNA is conducting the first-ever comprehensive study on the costs to credit unions of unnecessary regulatory burden. Northwest credit unions are invited to join the study, beginning with a webinar on July 15.

CUNA Launches New Tool to Fight Regulatory Burden

Senate Banking Committee requested true stories of how regulations impact credit unions’ ability to serve their members.

Filene Study to Quantify Impact of Regulatory Burden; Northwest Response Wanted

The Filene Research Institute is gathering information about the impact of the regulatory burden on credit unions. The survey will help to identify the most burdensome regulations and the time credit unions spend in compliance.

House Subcommittee Hears Credit Union Regulatory Burden Issues

Credit unions leveraged a rare opportunity to share details about the regulatory burden during a Congressional hearing yesterday. The hearing sets the stage for a regulatory relief bill.

HUD Issues Discriminatory Effects Standard Final Rule

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a final rule to formalize a national standard for determining whether a housing practice violates the Fair Housing Act as the result of a discriminatory effect.

NCUA’s Gill to Address Volunteers’ Conference Attendees, Ask for Feedback

The NCUA’s Buddy Gill will be on hand at the upcoming Volunteers’ Conference to discuss the NCUA’s role in credit union regulation. “We’re wide open,” he said. “This is the time to make suggestions.”

NWCUA Regulatory Advocacy Update: Association Provides Feedback to NCUA

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 are updates on new NCUA proposals and the CFPB.

Regulatory Advocacy Update

The NWCUA’s Regulatory Advocacy team works with state and federal regulators to help reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the credit union movement. Included here is an update on a recent HUD proposal.

Cheney Pushes Cordray to Ease Regulatory Burdens

CUNA urges the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to ease the regulatory burden on credit unions.

NWCUA Launches Turnkey Regulatory Advocacy Site

The NWCUA launches new online regulatory resource to make it easy to give feedback.

Want Less Compliance Burden? Do Some Regulatory Advocacy

Comments are open on Automated Clearing House risk management and regulations that come under the CFPB.

Compliance Burden Has Grown by 19,000 Pages since 2009, NWCUA Finds

Since January 2009, thousands of pages of regulations and rules have been issued by various agencies, including the Federal Reserve and NCUA, that credit unions must comply with.

Federal GAC: CUNA Warns Reg Burden is Growing ‘Crisis’

CUNA President & CEO Bill Cheney told a House subcommittee on Wednesday that credit unions face a crushing “crisis of creeping complexity” under a steady accumulation of regulatory requirements.