The FCC approved a Report and Order Wednesday to create a reassigned numbers database to combat unwanted robocalls. CUNA has strongly pushed for such a database as part of its ongoing advocacy to resolve issues related to the TCPA.
The NCUA board will hear recommendations from the agency’s Regulatory Reform Task Force at its Thursday meeting. Scheduled for 10 a.m. (ET), the meeting is the board’s final of 2018 and will be streamed live.
Application of the CECL standard to credit unions continues to be inappropriate, CUNA wrote Tuesday, citing the direct effect the standard will have on credit unions’ financial positions and concerns about the compliance burden.
CUNA wrote to newly confirmed Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Director Kathy Kraninger Thursday to highlight key consumer protection priorities for credit unions. CUNA also extended an offer to provide any necessary feedback, data and expertise.
The Senate voted today to confirm Kathy Kraninger as the next director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Kraninger replaces Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, and will serve a five-year term as director.
CUNA today announced that Malcolm Gladwell, author of New York Times bestselling books such as The Tipping Point and Blink, will deliver a keynote address at the 2019 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Senate will vote Thursday on the nomination of Kathy Kraninger to lead the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Kraninger was nominated to replace Acting Director Mick Mulvaney.
For the second straight year, CUNA will award two small credit unions full scholarships to the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference via a contest run through the CUNA Small Credit Union Community, sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group.
CUNA generally supports NCUA’s proposed rule on real estate appraisals, it recommended several substantive changes in potentially problematic areas in its comment letter submitted Monday. CUNA supports the agency’s efforts to reorganize the appraisal regulation.
CUNA, leagues and credit unions participated in a DOJ roundtable Monday to discuss topics related to the Americans with Disabilities Act. CUNA raised the need for clarity through guidance or a rulemaking on ADA website accessibility standards.
Members of the California congressional delegation wrote to the BCFP to urge it to implement protections regarding PACE financing. The California Credit Union League worked with the members of Congress to create and build support for the letter.
CUNA met with the Department of Labor Monday to discuss several credit union related issues Monday. In addition to discussions on rulemakings, CUNA provided data estimating the credit union sector supports nearly 900,000 jobs nationally.
CUNA will be engaged with Congressional negotiations to fund the federal government and extend NFIP this week, as both are scheduled to expire Friday. The Senate is also expected to vote on Kathy Kraninger to serve as BCFP director.