Among the topics addressed in Tuesday’s GAC breakout sessions are the regulatory climate and the Washington political environment under the new presidential administration:
Expect the Unexpected: Washington Under President Trump
Panelists will provide their perspective on the first two months of President Donald Trump’s administration and the Republican-controlled Congress.
The panelists will offer bipartisan views on the outlook for the 115th Congress and what credit unions can expect. They'll also offer insights from their experiences working on Capitol Hill.
Economic Outlook and Credit Unions
This session will cover the outlook for the US economy in 2017 and 2018.
Credit union economists will discuss prospects for employment, GDP growth, inflation and the timing of possible interest rate increases with particular emphasis on the impacts of last year's election.
The Consumer Regulation Regime for 2017
This panel of industry professionals will discuss how consumer financial protection laws and regulations have evolved since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, what changes are expected in 2017, and how any new developments may affect credit union operations.
Cybersecurity in 2017 and Beyond
Public and private sector professionals will discuss new risks and requirements for 2017 and the future.
Bank Attacks: Pushing Back Against the Banks/Arguments that Win
Experts discuss the most effective ways to fight tax battles; including messaging, use of coalition partners, and education of state lawmakers.