The CUNA Business Lending Roundtable will be held Feb. 6-7, 2018, in Austin, Texas. An event based primarily on discussion, the roundtable will cover many topics to keep attendees up-to-date on the latest developments in business and commercial loan products and regulations.
The Illinois Credit Union League has partnered with the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions and Juntos Avanzamos (Together we Advance), a prestigious designation for credit unions committed to assisting and uplifting Hispanic consumers within their community.
Anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism compliance is an essential part of the strategic landscape used by governments fighting against threats, such as the group calling themselves the Islamic State, a U.S. Treasury official told international bankers last week.
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions is partnering with CU Strategic Planning, Tacoma, Wash., to assist Florida credit unions in the application process to become certified community development financial institutions.
Over the past weekend, the chairman of CUNA’s System Structure and Governance Task Force, Tom Dorety of Suncoast CU, Tampa, Fla., discussed with the CUNA board some initial models the Task Force is considering. The group has been meeting since last fall and commissioned several focus groups and a nationwide survey of credit unions to gather credit union feedback to inform its deliberations.
Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), a longtime champion of credit unions and their members, has made an appeal to credit unions to renew their efforts to support his bill to remove the cap on member business lending, as well as other credit union initiatives.
The Kansas Legislature Tuesday overturned Gov. Sam Brownback’s veto of a bill that will better protect both credit unions that have loans on cars used by transportation network companies and the drivers themselves.
CUNA wrote in support of legislation Monday that is a step forward in addressing the threat of litigation under the Americans With Disabilities Act, urging legislators to consider how credit unions are being impacted by frivolous litigation.
CUNA’s Final Rule Analysis of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s short-term, small-dollar loan rule is now available, to help credit unions figure out how it will affect small-dollar lending at their institution.