WASHINGTON (2/26/16)--The ever-increasing regulatory burden credit unions are subject to was chief among the topics of discussion with thousands of credit union leaders and their elected officials on Capitol Hill this week. As part of the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, nearly 5,000 credit unions leaders lined up meetings with legislators to discuss credit union issues.
Six federal agencies published guidance last week designed to ensure all depository institutions are aware of expectations when it comes to deposit reconciliation. CUNA’s compliance explains what it means for credit unions in a recent CompBlog post.
CUNA Chief Policy Officer/Chief Economist Bill Hampel said there is no immediate concern for credit unions regarding a U.S. appeals court decision to throw out a $1.27 billion penalty levied by the U.S. Department of Justice against Bank of America in connection with questionable mortgages sold by the former subprime giant Countrywide.