Last week CUNA publicly announced an initiative aimed at promoting awareness of credit unions that asks credit unions and credit union trade associations across the country to educate people in communities they serve. Taking up this call nearly two years ago was the Cooperative Credit Union Association.
The Cornerstone Credit Union League unveiled a multi-state awareness campaign Tuesday that aims to bring new members into the movement by communicating the benefits of credit union membership. The league and CUNA have committed to working collaboratively as both of their awareness initiatives progress.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray will step down from the agency by the end of the month after serving since 2013. CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said CUNA looks forward to a new era at the bureau, one that takes credit unions’ structure and purpose into account during rulemakings.
Credit unions now have less than six months to come into compliance with FinCEN's Customer Due Diligence rule, effective May 11, 2018, which includes provisions on identifying the beneficial owners of legal entity accounts.