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  • NCUA talks interest-rate risk, NCUSIF with NAFCU committee today (Thursday, June 30, 2016)
    The NAFCU Share Insurance Committee today will hear from NCUA Director of Capital and Credit Markets J. Owen Cole on interest rate risk supervision and receive an update on the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund and Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund from agency CFO Rendell Jones.
  • Compliance Blog eyes MBL guidance, personal guarantee (Thursday, June 30, 2016)
    NCUA's member business lending rule no longer strictly requires a personal guarantee, but credit unions do have an idea of what NCUA expects when a loan is made without a personal guarantee, NAFCU Regulatory Compliance Counsel Elizabeth LaBerge points out in a recent Compliance Blog post.
  • FHFA eyes pushing more mortgage risk to private investors (Thursday, June 30, 2016)
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency is seeking public input on how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can shift more mortgage-market risk to private investors and, in turn, move more risk away from taxpayers.
  • CU responses on EMV, interchange due July 6 (Thursday, June 30, 2016)
    NAFCU is seeking members' input by July 6 through its Economic & CU Monitor survey on EMV and interchange. The survey asks credit unions about their use of EMV cards and if the cap on interchange fees has affected any of their products or account features.
  • Thaler notes impact of reg guidance on CUs ahead of hearing (Thursday, June 30, 2016)
    NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler underscored the ongoing impact of regulatory guidance on credit unions in a letter sent ahead of today's Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing on how guidance is communicated and fits within the larger regulatory apparatus.
  • CFPB, DoJ require BancorpSouth to pay $10.6M for lending practices (Thursday, June 30, 2016)
    CFPB and the Justice Department on Wednesday announced a joint action against BancorpSouth Bank for discriminatory mortgage lending practices that affected minority borrowers. If the court approves of the consent order, Bancorp will pay $10.6 million to address its actions.
  • Fed CCAR results show improved capital planning (Thursday, June 30, 2016)
    Results from the Federal Reserve's Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review, released Wednesday, show that capital planning processes at most participating bank holding companies have strengthened since last year.
  • Mulvaney touts CHOICE Act during call-in (Thursday, June 30, 2016)
    House Financial Services Committee member Mike Mulvaney, R-S.C., touted the importance of the "Financial CHOICE Act" and noted his plans for a standalone bill related to NCUA's overhead transfer rate, during NAFCU's member-only call-in Wednesday.
  • NAFCU urges signatures for CFPB exemption letter (Thursday, June 30, 2016)
    NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler urged lawmakers to sign on to a letter from Sens. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Ben Sasse, R-Neb., that pushes CFPB to exempt credit unions from certain rulemakings.
  • FOMC announces 2017 meeting schedule (Wednesday, June 29, 2016)
    The Federal Open Market Committee on Tuesday announced its tentative meeting schedule covering 2017 and going into 2018.
  • $100 savings end today for IT exam webcast (Wednesday, June 29, 2016)
    Savings of $100 end today for NAFCU's July 6 webcast detailing the latest NCUA Info System and Tech examination updates and how credit unions can prepare for a successful exam process.
  • Economy up 1.1% in final 1Q estimate (Wednesday, June 29, 2016)
    The U.S. economy grew an upwardly revised 1.1 percent in the first quarter of 2016, mainly from higher estimates for business investment and net exports, said NAFCU Chief Economist and Director of Research Curt Long. The Commerce Department released the final first-quarter estimate Tuesday.
  • CFPB highlights vehicle loan complaints (Wednesday, June 29, 2016)
    CFPB's monthly complaint "snapshot" for June, which focuses on consumer loan complaints, shows 52 percent of such complaints since July 21, 2011, pertained to vehicle loans.
  • Mulvaney joins NAFCU member call-in today (Wednesday, June 29, 2016)
    House Financial Services Committee member Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., today will provide credit unions his perspective on key issues during NAFCU's member-only call-in, "2Q Advocacy Update."
  • Las Vegas hotel reports malware attack (Wednesday, June 29, 2016)
    The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas this week said customer card data was breached due to a malware attack on its point-of-sale system.
  • NAFCU, trades win bid for Supreme Court review of Fair Housing Act case (Wednesday, June 29, 2016)
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted the petitions for certiorari, which were supported by NAFCU, in the city of Miami suits against Bank of America and Wells Fargo regarding alleged violations of the Fair Housing Act, allowing the case to proceed.
  • GAO to investigate reg capture at NCUA (Wednesday, June 29, 2016)
    The Government Accountability Office will investigate potential "regulatory capture" at NCUA and two other agencies, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  • Fed's Tarullo notes benefits of consistent cyber-exam approaches (Tuesday, June 28, 2016)
    Federal Reserve Gov. Daniel Tarullo discussed the benefits of consistent cybersecurity examination approaches by regulators and touted the collaborative efforts in developing the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's assessment tool in a response letter to Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev.
  • Application process open for NAFCU's 2016 Paul Revere Award (Tuesday, June 28, 2016)
    NAFCU member credit unions can start submitting names now for the association's 2016 Paul Revere Award, which recognizes a credit union supporter who goes to great lengths in his or her grassroots and political efforts.
  • New malware hitting Microsoft Office products (Tuesday, June 28, 2016)
    A new malware was discovered recently in Australia that targets Microsoft Office 365 products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
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