NCUA OK’s Revised Field of Membership Rule & Issues Second Proposal

Praised by Your Association, it is a long-advocated effort for regulatory relief for credit unions.

Association Urges Exam Improvements in Letter to NCUA

Chair Metsger established the exam flexibility initiative, requesting input from stakeholders. Now is your chance to add your voice and influence the debate.

NCUA Previews Additional Exam Cycle Changes

The meeting also featured a quarterly update on the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund.

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.

FASB Meeting Produces Pending Changes to CECL Standards

A meeting of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, Friday, included proposed changes to the Current Expected Credit Loss model of measuring credit impairment for credit unions.

Help Roll Back Regulatory Burden

CUNA is recruiting 150 credit unions to take part in a landmark study on the rising costs of unnecessary regulatory burden, the results of which will be powerful tools to advocate for regulatory relief.

NCUA Grant Money Available for Low-Income Credit Unions

Grant round open for training staff and hiring interns; applications take only minutes.

New RBC Proposal: What Does it Say, and What’s Next?

Breaking News: The NCUA last week released a much anticipated revised risk-based capital proposal.

From Defense to Offense: The 2015 Regulatory Landscape

New Congress and regulatory cycles open 2015 opportunities to provide regulatory relief and improve the operating environment for Northwest credit unions.

Regulatory Year in Review

Northwest credit unions fought for fair regulations on risk-based capital and many other fronts in 2014, notching substantial victories.

Workgroup Convenes to Update Washington’s Model Bylaws

A workgroup to update Washington’s model bylaws for state charters is seeking input from Washington’s credit unions to create a flexible, future-focused document.

Late Call Reports Decline, But Fines Forthcoming

The NCUA reported Monday that 75 credit unions were late in filing their call reports. NWCUA members who filed late with good reason are encouraged to contact the Association.

NCUA Plans to Eliminate Fixed-Asset Cap

The NCUA approved a proposed rule giving regulatory relief and greater flexibility to managing fixed assets to federal credit unions. Another headline: No Stabilization Fund assessment this year.

NCUA, Credit Unions Share Lively Dialogue at Listening Session

It was clear to attendees at the National Credit Union Administration’s Listening Session in Los Angeles Thursday, that the agency won’t finalize the same risk-based capital rule it proposed earlier this year. Productive, open dialogue highlighted the session.

NCUA Fines Five Northwest Credit Unions for Late Call Reports; NWCUA Urges Regulator to Improve its Filing System

The NCUA made good on its threat to fine credit unions for filing late Q1 call reports. Five Northwest credit unions are among those being hit with financial penalties.

Northwest Delegation Heads to NCUA Listening Sessions

Northwest credit unions will be well-represented at the NCUA’s Listening Session in Los Angeles Thursday. The event is the first of three Listening Sessions that NCUA Chair Debbie Matz has scheduled for this summer.

Northwest Credit Unions Urged to Continue Feedback to NCUA

The NCUA’s Listening Session later this month in Los Angeles gives credit union leaders a face-to-face opportunity to weigh-in on the agency’s proposed Risk-Based Capital Rule.

NWCUA: We Will Continue to Advocate for a Better Rule

The NCUA will continue to hear an earful of objections to its proposed Risk-Based Capital rule. The NWCUA outlines a number of venues for more input this summer.