Subcommittee Chair Rep. Greg Walden called the TCPA a “a prime example of an outdated law that lags behind modern communications technology and consumer preferences.”
Less than one month left in the comment period for the latest NCUA risk-based capital proposal. Write your letter now.
Northwest credit union leaders met with congressional representatives, and regulators, in D.C., including new NCUA board member McWatters. They focused on RBC, regulatory burden and the Home Depot breach.
An online tool to help credit unions take concerns directly to state and federal regulators has been rolled out by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues.
Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, in a letter to NCUA Chair Debbie Matz, supported credit unions’ concerns with the regulator’s proposed risk-based capital rule. Merkley noted current capital regulation is “a source of strength for their balance sheets.”
The NCUA’s Listening Session later this month in Los Angeles gives credit union leaders a face-to-face opportunity to weigh-in on the agency’s proposed Risk-Based Capital Rule.
The first of eight Town Hall Meetings scheduled for 2013 will take place at the end of March, giving credit union leadership in the Northwest an opportunity to voice concerns and discuss current issues with President and CEO Troy Stang, COO Denise Gabel and other Association staff.
This is your chance to get your concerns adressed, as well as to advocate for beneficial changes to these rules prior to when they go into effect.
Credit unions are known for working cooperatively to better the entire movement. CUNA Mutual Group tapped into that strength by forming the Select Credit Union Council, bringing together forward-thinking leaders to address the unique challenges facing small and mid-size credit unions.
As part of this morning’s NCUA board meeting, the agency proposed changing the definition of a “small credit union” to include those with up to $30 million in assets, up from the $10 million threshold established in 2003.
NWCUA representatives were on-hand along with credit union representatives from throughout the western states for the final NCUA Listening Session, led by NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz in Denver on Tuesday.
What are potential financial concerns that may be red flags of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult?
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 a call for comment on Oregon’s proposed mortgage servicing rule.
The Supreme Court ruling mostly upholding the Affordable Health Care Act gives credit unions reasons to address compliance concerns for their coverage.
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 the CFPB, the NCUA and pending departure of the NWCUA’s Jaycee Winn.
The CFPB is not required to consider safety and soundness when taking regulatory action, but Cordray says the agency is working with other financial regulators to find a balance between protecting consumers and addressing safety and soundness concerns.
The NWCUAâ€™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 the debit interchange fee and the importance of reporting suspected instances of steering.
A candid conversation with state regulators highlighted the NWCUA’s Governmental Affairs Forum. NWCUA staff and state regulators shared information and answered questions as credit union professionals voiced concerns on a number of key issues.