CUNA highlighted several credit unions and leagues emphasizing the critical importance of a narrow definition of an automated telephone dialing system in its reply comments to a Federal Communications Commission petition Thursday
FASB approved Wednesday several CUNA-backed changes to its CECL standard. The board agreed to the changes during its regular open meeting. The final standard should be finalized and made public in mid to late fourth quarter.
Several dozen young credit union professionals spent a day with CUNA staff and other policymakers and staff this fall, learning lessons they said will be with them as they continue their future advocacy work..
Greg Michlig, CUNA’s deputy chief engagement officer, and Susan Toalson, CUNA vice president, appeared recently on CUBroadcast to talk about credit unions’ strong momentum going into 2019, and how CUNA is poised to take advantage of the momentum.
Credit Union Legislative Action Council, the federal PAC of CUNA, launched its final independent expenditure for the 2018 midterm election cycle Tuesday. Television ads for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) will run until Nov. 6 throughout Mississippi.
CUNA member credit unions can access the first webinar on CUNA’s Creating Awareness Initiative for free. CUNA Chief Strategic Communications Officer Douglas Kiker and others used the webinar to discuss the research behind the initiative.
The Federal Reserve will host public town hall meetings in its 12 districts to discuss its Faster Payments Settlement Assessment notice seeking comment on potential actions to facilitate real-time interbank settlement of faster payments.
CUNA announced two new staff appointments Monday, adding Mitria Wilson and Hannah Truslow to advocacy staff. Wilson joins CUNA as Senior Director of Advocacy and Counsel, and Truslow as Director of Political Fundraising Development for CULAC.
The FFIEC launched a redesigned Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering InfoBase website last week, aimed at sharing financial institution examination procedure information with examiners, financial institutions, the public and other stakeholders.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued its Fall 2018 rulemaking agenda this week, with several items reflecting CUNA’s advocacy with the bureau. The agenda is a snapshot of the bureau’s regulatory priorities into 2019.