Compliance Center: Helpful TCPA Resources from CUNA

Get the latest resources after June’s TCPA ruling by the FCC; your question answered about how to handle garnishments for members with multiple account types; plus this week’s legal briefs

Town Hall Meetings to be Held at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in 2015

Each of the six Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in Oregon and Washington will host an NWCUA Town Hall Meeting. Registration is now open.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Seeking Nominations for Five Seats on Board of Directors

Nominations are now being accepted for five seats on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s board of directors. Nominations will be accepted beginning today and must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27.

Umpqua Bank Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Target; Survey Asks Whether Retailer Should be Held Liable for Losses Incurred by Credit Unions and Banks

A new Portland Business Journal survey asks readers to weigh in on who should bear the financial responsibility for data-breach losses at Target and other retailers. The poll comes on the heels of a class action lawsuit filed by Umpqua Bank against the nationwide chain.

Northwest Credit Union Association Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors

Nominations will be accepted beginning March 12 for four seats on the Northwest Credit Union Association’s 11-member board of directors.

CUNA, NWCUA Urge Credit Unions to Track Expenses Caused by Target Data Breach

CUNA and the Northwest Credit Union Association are asking credit unions to keep detailed records of the costs they’re incurring in response to the recent data breach at Target stores nationwide as both organizations continue to demand that merchants be held accountable for more than just the damage to their own reputations.

Compliance Question of the Week

How do we handle a garnishment for someone with multiple types of accounts? Our Compliance Question of the Week works through the complexities.

Nominations Sought for Chapter Excellence Awards

Chapters of credit unions have an opportunity to be honored this fall at Amplify, the annual NWCUA convention. Nominations are now being accepted for the Chapter Excellence Awards.

Financial Reality Fair at GAC an ‘Eye-Opening Experience’ for Teens

On the heels of successful events in Olympia, Wash., and in Washington, D.C., last month, the Oregon Credit Union Day at the Capitol will also give legislators the opportunity to see credit unions’ financial education in action through a Financial Reality Fair.

Northwest Credit Unions Outpace Banks in Year-Over-Year Deposit Increases

The most recent available data shows that Northwest credit unions’ deposit market share has remained steady in recent years, showing slight growth since 2010, while year-over-year deposit increases since 2011 show signs of economic recovery and credit union membership growth.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Compliance Question of the Week

What are “public funds?”

Compliance Question of the Week

If a credit union offers a debit card that is tied to an HSA account, is that covered under Reg E?

Compliance Question of the Week

What are “public funds?”

New CEO Orientation Sessions Scheduled for June

The sessions are for CEOs who are new to their position within the last 2-3 years or those who want a refresher on the benefits of association membership.

Oregon, Washington Merger Would Create Regional System of 200 Credit Unions

The Credit Union Association of Oregon and the Washington Credit Union League announced last week that their Boards of Directors have signed a letter of intent to merge after more than 20 years of on-again, off-again discussion.

League Announces Support for Third District Contender

Credit union professionals from throughout Clark, Cowlitz and Thurston counties gathered at Fibre Federal Credit Union to show their support of third Congressional district contender Jaime Herrera as the Washington Credit Union League announced its official support for her campaign.