Events included an update on risk-based capital proposal and a small CU roundtable.
February 23, 2014
VP Mike Kerans (left) of Cardtronics, a provider of ATM and financial kiosk products and services, assisted Gordon Sam, board chair at Pearl Harbor FCU, Waipahu, Hawaii, with a promotional giveaway Sunday evening.
With CUNA’s Bank Secrecy Act Conference, hosted in conjunction with the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors, coming up next month, CUNA’s compliance staff went into detail of the NCUA’s BSA compliance program in a recent CompBlog entry.
President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
The NCUA’s Tuesday announcement that it will repay the U.S. Treasury in full is a good sign for credit unions, said CUNA Chief Policy Officer Bill Hampel. The agency will repay the $1 billion outstanding balance before Oct. 31.