News & Insight

Berger, Thaler named in ‘The Hill’s’ top lobbyists

Thursday, October 23, 2014

NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger and Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler Wednesday were named top association lobbyists for 2014 by The Hill.

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NAFCU supports Crapo's call for targeted reform

Thursday, October 23, 2014

NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler wrote Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, in support of the senator's views published in American Banker advocating targeted reforms to help small financial institutions.

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NAFCU Compliance Blog Post: CFPB Finalizes the Privacy Notices Rule

Thursday, October 23, 2014

On Monday, the CFPB announced that it finalized the privacy notices rule with the intent to promote more effective privacy disclosures from financial institutions to their customers/members.

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Musings from the CU Suite Blog Post: Electronic Words

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Yesterday, a colleague and I were discussing just how dangerous emails are. We've all received an email that took the wind out of our sails. A poorly crafted email can be a punch in the gut.

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Issues & Regulations

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A revised proposed risk-based capital rule is expected to be issued for comment

Capital Reform

NCUA said a second proposal on risk-based capital – which NAFCU has been pressing for over the past year – could be issued for comment before the end of this year. The amended proposal will include a longer implementation period and revised risk weights for mortgages, investments, member business loans, credit union service organizations and corporate credit unions, among other changes.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Data & Cybersecurity is a Top CU Priority

Data Security

Results of NAFCU's October 2014 Economic & CU Monitor survey show credit unions' concern and focus on data and cybersecurity in order to safeguard their members.

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