Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

CFPB Publishes Examination Procedures for Remittance Transfers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has published its Examination Procedures for Remittance Transfers, which go into effect on Oct. 28. The CFPB only has direct examination oversight for financial institutions with more than $10 Billion in assets, but other regulators may look to these procedures when performing their own examinations.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

A Shutdown Primer: What Happens When the Government Stops Working?

What happens during a government shutdown? Which agencies are affected, and how does a shutdown impact the Affordable Care Act?

Unitus Celebrating International Credit Union Day With Contest, Crayons and Candy; Is Your Credit Union Joining In The Fun?

Why do Unitus Community Credit Union members appreciate their credit union? The answer to that question will be worth $50 to two lucky members who post their responses to Facebook or Twitter from Oct. 7-17, when Unitus celebrates International Credit Union Day with a “Why I Appreciate My Credit Union” contest. How will your credit union celebrate?

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.

Artist’s Design Will Adorn International Credit Union Day Merchandise; Is Your Credit Union Joining the Celebration?

Northwest voters have spoken, choosing a bold design by Pennsylvania artist Boots to adorn T-shirts, hoodies, posters and more as part of NWCUA’s International Credit Union Day celebration. Those items will be available this afternoon, with 15 percent of all sales benefiting Credit Unions for Kids.

Vote Now: Pick your Favorite International Credit Union Day Design!

NWCUA is partnering with Goodjoe, an online marketplace for cool products that support artists and nonprofits, to create a unique design for our International Credit Union Day celebration. We’ve narrowed it down to three finalists, but we need your help to pick a winner.

Chapter Leaders: Register Now for Free Amplify Workshop

Are you searching for ways to refresh, repackage, and reinvigorate your chapter’s business plan? Could you use a few new ideas that make it easier to engage your chapter credit unions, CEOs, and business partners? Then you need to attend the NWCUA’s Chapter Leadership Workshop, which kicks off the annual Amplify convention Oct. 8 in downtown Portland. Register now!

Affordable Care Act: Five Things Credit Unions Need to Know and Do Now

Health care reform has triggered changes employers need to make. Some of the deadlines and opportunities are immediate. A checklist of important steps should be on your action plan now.

Bernard Lachance at Amplify: Music to Credit Union Innovators’ Ears

What can a French Canadian singer teach credit union leaders? Bernard Lachance’s story personifies the concept of thinking big, starting small, and getting results. He’ll serenade Amplify Convention attendees, who will be singing his praises by the time this Oprah-endorsed talent is done.

Reputation Manager Anthony Huey to Offer High Impact Communications Training at Amplify

A renowned reputation manager will help credit union professionals create and deliver impactful messages during his presentation at Amplify Convention in Portland. Huey’s communications training will be one of the highlights of an agenda that also includes memorable presentations on innovation, financial services breakthroughs, and the regulatory landscape.

NCUA Chair Matz to Keynote NWCUA’s Amplify Convention

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz will deliver the keynote address at the NWCUA’s Amplify Convention, the Association announced this week. Matz addresses Amplify attendees on Oct. 8, the opening day of the region’s largest gathering of financial services providers.

A.B. Stoddard, Associate Editor of The Hill, to Keynote Amplify Convention

A star-studded line up of speakers will talk media, messaging, innovation, and regulation at Amplify Convention in Portland Oct. 8-10. One of the keynote sessions and talent has been announced.

Oregon Legislative Update: Betsy Close Chosen to Replace Sen. Frank Morse

This Oregon Legislative Update details the appointment of Betsy Close to the State Senate and provides updated voter registration figures in Oregon leading up to the November election.

Recapping Convention: Northwest Credit Unions Carry Out Cooperative Spirit

Last week marked the NWCUA’s 2012 Convention and Annual Business Meeting, the region’s premier gathering of credit union leaders. Read on for in-depth coverage of all the highlights…