Half of all payment cards in the United States now have chips, an EMV expert told CUNA member credit unions during a free webinar Thursday, which outlined the current chip card climate and had more than 330 attendees.
CUNA will host a webinar on recent changes to EMV, the technological standard for chip credit and debit cards, Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. (CT). The webinar will be led by one of the participants in EMVCo, the consortium that manages the technology.
Major card networks have announced changes to their chargeback policies, with the changes becoming effective in the coming weeks. The changes come as a result of complaints of ballooning chargebacks stemming from EMV migration.
Only 38% of CUs anticipated their credit card program to comply by the EMV liability shift, according to CUNA’s 2015 Credit Card Survey, and 36% of CUs didn’t expect full EMV functionality until at least the end of 2016.
With CUNA’s Bank Secrecy Act Conference, hosted in conjunction with the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors, coming up next month, CUNA’s compliance staff went into detail of the NCUA’s BSA compliance program in a recent CompBlog entry.
The NCUA’s Tuesday announcement that it will repay the U.S. Treasury in full is a good sign for credit unions, said CUNA Chief Policy Officer Bill Hampel. The agency will repay the $1 billion outstanding balance before Oct. 31.
The CFPB Thursday released updated versions of its Truth in Lending Act-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integrated disclosures rule Small Entity Compliance Guide and Guide to Forms, part of the bureau's overall TRID resources.