Credit Unions Urged to Complete Annual Regulatory Survey Following Most Recent Exam – Deadline or Not

CUNA’s Annual Regulatory Exam Survey no longer relies on a deadline, but that doesn’t lessen the importance of exam results, which help NWCUA advocate for membership and ensure the examination process is operating well.

Oregon Legislative Update

The Northwest Credit Union Association is tracking several bills important to credit unions during Oregon’s Legislative session.

Deadline Nears for Free NCUA Consulting

Minority Depository Institutions, low-income designated credit unions, and those with total assets of less than $50 million are encouraged to apply.

Oregon Legislative Update: Committee Deadline Hits

NWCUA continues working on top priorities as the committee deadline hits and minimum wage bills are heard.

Oregon Legislative Update: Committee Deadline Approaches

With credit union bills already passed houses of origin, Oregon Legislature approaches deadline for other bills.

Don’t Let Your Budget Keep You From Emerging Leaders (Updated With New Deadline)

Scholarship contest, tuition discount, and grants available for those wishing to attend transformational leadership program.

Heroes of Hope Credit Unions for Kids Auction: Call for Donations – Deadline Extended!

The NWCUA’s dinner and auction benefitting Credit Unions for Kids is less than a month away. Deadline for auction donations extended to September 26 to raise record amounts of money for the kids.

Time’s Up: Comments on Risk-Based Capital Proposal Must Reach NCUA by Wednesday

Credit unions have until May 28 to comment on the NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital proposal, and those who can’t submit their own letters still have time to add their names to the NWCUA’s strongly worded missive.

Deadline Nears for Participation in 2014 Sprint Discount Program

Credit unions that want to earn non-interest income by offering Sprint discounts to their members have until June 1 to sign up for 2014 benefits. Some of the credit unions that participated last year received checks for more than $20,000.

Washington Legislative Week in Review: Deadline Weeds Out WASHPOT, Other Bills

Several bills of interest to credit unions failed to clear their house of origin by last week’s deadline, but others – including the NWCUA-sponsored credit union merger bill — are still in play and have until Feb. 28 to pass their policy committee in the opposite house.

Academy Award? Probably Not, But These Films Could be Worth $3,000 in Scholarships

Ready for your close-up, Mr. or Miss High School Senior? St. Helens Community Credit Union is asking students to submit short films with their scholarship applications this year. At stake: $3,000 to help pay for college.

Deadline Extended for Credit Unions to Complete Regulatory Exam Survey

CUNA and the Northwest Credit Union Association are calling on credit unions to complete the second-annual Comprehensive Survey on Regulatory Exams, saying a strong response rate will give advocates the data they need to push for improvements in the examination process.

Deadline Nears for International Credit Union Leadership Program in Brazil

The World Council of Credit Unions is offering scholarships to emerging leaders in the U.S. to work alongside their Brazilian colleagues and learn firsthand how to better serve an increasingly diverse membership.

Committee Deadline Passes in Oregon Legislature

The Oregon Legislature has a more focused agenda for consideration, now that the April 18 deadline has passed for bills to move out of committee or die without hearings.

Change-in-terms Notice Deadline Approaching for Credit Card Disclosures

With authority for Regulation Z having been transferred to the CFPB, the CFPB’s website must be listed in the Credit Card Account Opening disclosure beginning Jan. 1, 2013.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

CUNA Clears Confusion on SAFE Act Deadline

Credit unions and MLOs that registered with the NMLS last year must complete annual SAFE Act independent testing by the end of the year, according to CUNA, and not by July 29, which was the 2011 deadline for completing initial NMLS registration.

NWCUA Regulatory Advocacy Update: CFPB Extends Deadline for Overdraft Input

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’s overdraft input initiative and proposal to revise Reg Z.