Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape includes updates on elder abuse as well as a synopsis of Richard Cordray’s plans for the CFPB’s future.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

Filene to Explain Innovative Incubator Project During Monday Webinar

Filene Research Institute has scheduled a webinar for Monday, Sept. 16, to explain its new Accessible Financial Services Incubator project. Northwest credit unions are being asked to submit creative ideas, help test the resulting innovations, and serve on an advisory panel.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

“Don’t Tax Tuesday” Twitter Marathon Scheduled for Sept. 10

Credit union advocates are being asked to fire up their twitter machines on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to welcome Congress back from recess. The NWCUA toolkit contains sample messages as well as Twitter handles for all Northwest Senators and Members of Congress.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape, including the release of information on ordering 2013 holiday currency.

Technology Security Expert: Our Opponents are not Complacent

Financial institutions are attractive targets for cyber criminals. A technology security expert is sharing insight with Northwest credit unions at the next Tech/Security council. Don Rudolph says the financial industry is well prepared now but can take additional steps to stay ahead of attackers.

Helping Kids: It’s In Our “Jeans”

Miracle Jeans Day, the annual event where credit union employees support Credit Unions for Kids by donating $5 to wear jeans to work, takes place Sept. 18.

NWCUA to Host Credit Union Town Hall with Rep. Suzanne Bonamici

The Association is hosting an hour-long town hall discussion with credit union champion Suzanne Bonamici at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at First Tech Federal Credit Union.

Portland Hotel Fire Unrelated to NWCUA Annual Convention

A five-alarm fire that destroyed a vacant hotel in North Portland early Sunday morning will have no impact on the NWCUA’s 2012 Convention and Annual Business Meeting. Lodging on the Convention site is full, but new overflow options are available for attendees.

Inslee Among Scheduled NWCUA Interviews with Key Washington Political Candidates

Jay Inslee, the Democratic candidate for governor in Washington, is one of several candidates for office in the state scheduled for an interview with NWCUA member credit unions and advocates during the first week of September.

NWCUA to Host Small to Mid-Size Credit Union CEO Roundtable in Conjunction with NCUA Workshop

The NWCUA is holding a Small to Mid-Size Credit Union CEO Roundtable in Portland on Sept. 14, one day before a free NCUA Credit Union Workshop geared toward small credit unions.

Discounted Registration for NWCUA Convention Available Through Sept. 14

Credit unions can save money by registering for Convention by Sept. 14. Discounts for early registration are available not only for the full three-day package, but for one-day passes, guest registration and small credit union sponsorship as well.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

NCUA Small Credit Union Workshops Coming to the Northwest

The NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives has scheduled 31 daylong workshops and roundtables for small credit unions this year, including one in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 15 and in Seattle on Oct. 27.

NWCUA Chapters Schedule September Meetings

Several NWCUA chapters are planning their September chapter meetings, highlighted by a number that are working to raise money for various charities.

Legal Briefs

Your update on the regulatory landscape.

Convention Headliner Bill Cheney Appears on CNN Money

There is still time to register for the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting, which will feature CUNA President Bill Cheney, who recently appeared on CNN Money to discuss the distinction between credit unions and banks.