CUNA Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer Eli Joseph was named as a trade association member to the Electronic Payments Coalition board of directors, an organization of payments industry stakeholders. CUNA is a member of the EPC.
Nearly 1,000 credit union stakeholders tuned into to CUNA’s members-only webinar on website accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Thursday, a recording of which will be available for members shortly.
The DOD published CUNA-requested guidance pertaining to the Military Lending Act last week, amends the guidance in three questions presented in August, and clarifying a fourth issue not addressed in the August guidance.
CUNA and other organizations wrote to Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter Friday with concerns that a recent implementation of the new multifactor authentication process change could adversely impact the residential mortgage industry.
Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) released a bill Thursday that would delay the expanded data collection and reporting requirements under HMDA. CUNA supports the bill, which would provide regulatory relief for credit unions.
CUNA has announced three keynote speakers at the 2018 CUNA GAC, motivational speaker Gian Paul Gonzalez, ABC News contributor Kristen Soltis Anderson and sales marketing expert Scott Stratten. GAC is scheduled for Feb. 25 to March 1, 2018.
House and Senate conference committee members unveiled their tax reform bill, and like all other versions of the bill the credit union tax status remains untouched. The House and Senate are expected to vote on it next week.
The House voted 275-146 in favor of a CUNA-backed bill Thursday, the Privacy Notice Technical Clarification Act, which would update the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to update the exception for certain annual notices provided by financial institutions.
The NCUA board finalized two rules at its Thursday meeting, the final meeting of 2017. Both rules, on emergency mergers and agency reorganization, were approved unanimously. The board will meet next on Jan. 25.
The Department of Defense published CUNA-requested guidance on changes to the Military Lending Act Thursday. CUNA, which has strongly pushed for the guidance, is currently reviewing it to determine impact.