Registration is still open for CUNA's free post-election webinar Thursday at 2:30 PM (ET). It will cover how potential shifts in Congressional and Executive leadership will affect how credit unions advocate on behalf of members.
CUNA supports the joint interagency review of flood insurance questions and answers, especially restructuring the questions and answers, in comments filed Tuesday but offers several suggestions for improvements.
NCUA will host a webinar on a range of fair lending and consumer compliance topics Nov. 17. Registration for the “Fair Lending and Consumer Compliance Regulatory Update” webinar is now open. It is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. (ET).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its final rule on debt collection Friday. The rule prescribes certain disclosures and conduct limitations for covered debt collectors, as that term is defined under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
CUNA’s goal is to ensure a fair distribution of the charges for the supervision of credit unions, consistent with the Federal Credit Union Act, for all credit union regardless of charter type, the organization wrote to NCUA Friday.
Credit unions interested in offering payday alternative loans or other forms of short-term lending can get advice from an upcoming webinar hosted by NCUA Nov. 16 starting at 3 p.m. (ET). Registration is now open.
CUNA has confirmed receipt of one additional nomination for its Board elections. Nominations are now being accepted for eight open director positions on CUNA’s Board of Directors. The deadline for nominations and seconds is Nov. 6. In contested elections, voting will begin Nov. 12 and close Dec. 16.
The NCUA board voted at a special meeting Wednesday to issue a joint interagency proposal on the role of supervisory guidance. The proposal was announced last week, and comments will be due within 60 days of its publication.
CUNA supports the intent of the CFPB to eliminate abusive credit card practices but warns against requirements that would make compliance more cumbersome, CUNA responded to an RFI on the consumer credit card market, the CARD Act and its implementing regulations.
The unique credit union-member relationship requires unfettered informational communications, CUNA said in comments filed this week with the FCC on the latest round of TCPA regulations, a rulemaking is designed to implement a TRACED Act provision.