Over the next four weeks, 19 credit union leagues from 26 states will be in D.C. to “hike the hill,” meeting with lawmakers, regulators and CUNA staff, as fall is generally the busiest time of year for visits.
WASHINGTON (2/26/16)--The ever-increasing regulatory burden credit unions are subject to was chief among the topics of discussion with thousands of credit union leaders and their elected officials on Capitol Hill this week. As part of the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, nearly 5,000 credit unions leaders lined up meetings with legislators to discuss credit union issues.
Once the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s new customer due diligence rule becomes effective May 11, 2018, credit unions will be required to identify and verify the beneficial owners of business-type accounts.
CUNA continued its efforts for clarifications, including asking for credit card guidance, on the changes to the Military Lending Act Thursday. Many changes became effective last October, and credit card provisions will take effect Oct. 3.
The 2017 CUNA GAC kicks off Feb. 26, registration starts Sunday and leads into that evening’s ED (Filene) Talk, and continues Monday with the kickoff of the general session and a number of breakout sessions.