CUNA Board Chair Susan Streifel, addressing the opening general session of the combined America’s Credit Union Conference and World Council of Credit Unions Conference Sunday, called on her international audience of credit union leaders and advocates to renew their commitment to making credit unions the best financial partners for people in this country and around the world.
“We believe that it is in the interest of humanity that global policymakers and regulators understand credit unions, that they note the value of member-oriented services credit unions provide and that they support the diversity which, thanks to credit unions, is a benefit not just to credit union members, but to all consumers.”
The second phase of Same Day ACH rollout has a Sept. 15 effective date, and a list of recommended action items to be performed has been released. All financial institutions must be prepared to receive by Sept. 15.
As Congress works this week to fund the government past April 28, CUNA will be engaged in the process as it seeks to see 2 particular issues addressed: funding for CDFIs and the CFPB's exemption authority.
CUNA stands ready to work with legislators to see regulatory relief enacted into law, and the CHOICE Act is a good first step, CUNA wrote to House Financial Services Committee leadership Tuesday in advance of a hearing on the bill.