World Council of Credit Unions Releases Mobile App

The purpose of the app is to create a global platform for individuals, credit unions, and associations to share information and begin to address the similar challenges we face as a movement.

NWCUA Releases CU Sidekick Smartphone App, Putting 157 Credit Unions With One Voice, on One Screen

CU Sidekick will place dozens of NWCUA member resources in members hands, literally—from webinars and seminars to upcoming events, to Anthem, credit union contacts and advocacy.

NCUA Releases Supervisory Letter on Enterprise Risk Management

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) recently released Supervisory Letter No. 13-12, which discusses the NCUA’s views on Enterprise Risk Management as one framework for managing risk, and the NCUA’s supervisory expectations with regard to credit unions’ risk-management programs.

NCUA Releases Letter to Credit Unions Regarding Corporate Assessment

Credit unions will receive invoices next month for their 2013 Corporate Stabilization Fund Assessment. The Compliance Report details the NCUA’s plan for the year.

Catalyst Corporate Releases First Due Diligence Report

Catalyst Corporate, a Strategic Link gold partner, rolled out the first edition of its new quarterly Due Diligence Report this week. The publication focuses on corporate transparency and includes financial statements and information about Catalyst’s risk profile, CUSO investments, compliance and operational procedures.

CFPB Releases Small-entity Compliance Guide for Remittance Transfers

The CFPB has released a small-business compliance guide highlighting issues that businesses—especially small businesses and those that work with them—should consider while implementing the new remittance transfer requirements.

aSmarterChoice.org Releases July Data, Announces New Resources

More than 20,000 people visited aSmarterChoice.org in July 2012, with more than 1,500 of those visits coming from residents of Oregon and Washington. The credit union website also launched an RSS Feed this summer, allowing for easy tracking of media attention.

CFPB Releases SAFE Act Exam Procedures

The CFPB has issued exam procedures for the SAFE Act, and the NCUA, DCBS and DFI are all likely to use these procedures to inform their own examinations.

How Effective was Bank Transfer Day? NCUA Releases Final 2011 Membership Numbers

The NCUA released final membership growth numbers for 2011, finally quantifying the impact of last fall’s Bank Transfer Season, in which consumers, fueled by grassroots efforts and big-bank fees, switched en masse to credit unions.

CFPB Releases Supervision, Examination Guidance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently released a manual to aid the agency’s examiners as they oversee financial services firms.

CFPB Releases Sample Mortgage Disclosure Forms

Required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the revised forms are meant to help both consumers and lenders by simplifying the mortgage process. Comment by May 27.

NCUA Releases 2011 Regulatory Review Targets

Making sure its regulatory catalogue is up to date, the agency reviews rules every three years, and schedules reviews of portions of its regulations on a rotating basis.