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.
CUNA wrote to House Financial Services Committee leadership Thursday in support of several regulatory relief bills being discussed at the committee’s hearing. The bills would provide relief on several fronts.
CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan spoke at a International Volunteer Day panel hosted by Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance this week, sharing his experiences earlier this year on an advocacy journey to Ukraine.
The Federal Housing Administration announced Thursday it will no longer insure new mortgages on properties that include Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) assessments, a victory for credit union mortgage lenders.
Credit unions who made claims under the Home Depot data breach settlement will begin receiving settlements payments from the company starting in January. A settlement was approved in September that included the creation of a $25 million fund by Home Depot and an agreement to strengthen its future data security measures.
The Senate Banking Committee voted to pass the CUNA-backed, bipartisan Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155). CUNA strongly supports the bill, which contains several regulatory relief provisions for credit unions.
CUNA stressed the need for Bank Secrecy Act compliance reporting relief, a return to the 1.3% net operating level and supported an independent examiner review in its comments on NCUA’s strategic plan for 2018-2022.
More than a dozen bipartisan members of Congress wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai Monday asking for CUNA-requested clarifications of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, as presented in its petition.
CUNA is heavily engaged in its support of the bipartisan Senate regulatory relief bill, scheduled to be marked up by the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday, and contains several regulatory relief provisions for credit unions.