NCUA has observed a rise in cyberattacks against credit unions, including credit union service organizations (CUSOs), and others. These include an incident directly related to a critical vulnerability in the MOVEit Transfer web application, as well as other attacks unrelated to MOVEit.
NCUA issued a reminder this week that "having a policy or practice of requiring manual underwriting as an exception to automated underwriting systems based on a minimum or maximum age" violates the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and its implementing regulation, Regulation B.
Federal financial institution regulatory agencies updated existing guidance on liquidity risks and contingency planning. The updated guidance highlights that depository institutions should regularly evaluate and update their contingency funding plans.
The Federal Communications Commission should not adopt its proposal to require callers to honor opt out requests within 24 hours, CUNA and ACA International wrote to the FCC in comments filed jointly this week, noting the proposal seems to create a new regulation.
NCUA is working with federally insured credit unions affected by the recent severe storms and flooding in Vermont to help protect consumers and ensure continuity of services. The NCUA is closely monitoring the situation to determine the operating status of credit unions in the flooded areas.
The Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund’s Community Development Advisory Board met Monday, and its CDFI Certification Subcommittee provided several recommendations to the application process echoing credit union concerns and recommendations.
CUNA filed comments Monday in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s request for information on tenant protections for Government-Sponsored Enterprise-backed multifamily properties. FHFA issued the RFI to collect data and information from multifamily stakeholders about the challenges tenants experience at multifamily properties.
Credit Union Magazine’s Fall 2023 issue examines how artificial intelligence is shaping marketing, strategies to improve cyber hygiene and overall cybersecurity, the need to employ risk management to address inflation and its impacts, new approaches to board recruiting, and NCUA’s top supervisory priorities.