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  • NAFCU reps in July 21 NCUA compliance webinar (Thursday, July 02, 2015)
    A July 21 NCUA webinar on avoiding compliance violations will feature two panelists familiar to NAFCU members: NAFCU Director of Regulatory Compliance JiJi Bahhur and NAFCU Senior Regulatory Compliance Counsel Bernadette Clair.
  • NCUA co-hosts event for minority- and women-owned businesses (Thursday, July 02, 2015)
    NCUA will co-host an informational and networking event Aug. 12 for minority- and women-owned businesses interested in contracting with the federal government.
  • Fazio discusses NCUA's MBL priorities in webcast (Thursday, July 02, 2015)
    Larry Fazio, the director of NCUA's Office of Examination and Insurance and the architect of the agency's proposed member business lending rule changes, talked about NCUA's "cultural shift" on the subject and the history of MBLs in credit unions during a free NAFCU webcast Wednesday.
  • CFPB actions cite unfair billing of credit card add-on services (Thursday, July 02, 2015)
    CFPB on Wednesday announced enforcement actions against two service providers for unfairly charging consumers for credit card add-on benefits they did not receive.
  • Leadership guru Spence to present at MLI (Thursday, July 02, 2015)
    Leadership guru John Spence is returning by popular demand to present his full-day workshop, "The Leader of the Future," for emerging credit union managers during NAFCU's 2015 Management and Leadership Institute, scheduled Oct. 12-16 in Chicago.
  • Krebs: Card breach at Trump hotels (Thursday, July 02, 2015)
    KrebsOnSecurity has identified a potential card breach affecting Trump hotels in Chicago, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and New York.
  • Report: CFPB close to citing 3 indirect auto lenders for discrimination (Thursday, July 02, 2015)
    American Banker reported Wednesday that CFPB is close to finalizing consent orders against three of the nation's largest indirect auto lenders for disparate-impact discrimination.
  • NAFCU's offices closed Friday for Independence Day (Thursday, July 02, 2015)
    NAFCU's offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day, but members will still be able to access the association's resources online.
  • NAFCU wins 2015 EXCEL Award for magazine feature (Wednesday, July 01, 2015)
    NAFCU's The Federal Credit Union magazine has won a prestigious 2015 Bronze EXCEL Award from Association Media and Publishing for its July-August 2014 feature, "Getting Into the Game."
  • Fazio in NAFCU webcast today on MBL (Wednesday, July 01, 2015)
    Larry Fazio, the director of NCUA's Office of Examination and Insurance and the architect of the proposed member business lending rule, will speak about the proposal during a NAFCU webcast today at 2 p.m. Eastern.
  • FHFA: G-fees up since 2009 (Wednesday, July 01, 2015)
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency's report on guarantee fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2014 showed a 250 percent increase in the level of g-fees charged in 2014 compared with those in 2009.
  • FFIEC puts out cybersecurity assessment tool (Wednesday, July 01, 2015)
    The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council put out a cybersecurity assessment tool designed to help financial institutions identify cybersecurity risks and judge preparedness.
  • President's advisory council makes financial literacy recommendations (Wednesday, July 01, 2015)
    The President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans made several recommendations for government and individual efforts to improve financial capability in a report submitted to President Barack Obama and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Tuesday.
  • Letter to FCUs notes extension of 18% loan-rate cap (Wednesday, July 01, 2015)
    A recent NCUA Letter to Credit Unions (15-FCU-02) gives background information on the NCUA Board's June 18 decision to keep the interest rate ceiling at 18 percent APR for federal credit union loans and 28 percent APR for payday alternative loans.
  • NCUA issues 4 prohibition orders in June (Wednesday, July 01, 2015)
    NCUA issued four prohibition orders in June to bar individuals previously associated with credit unions from any future participation in the affairs of a federally insured financial institution.
  • Survey: CUs (still) pay better checking account rates (Wednesday, July 01, 2015)
    A new ranking of checking account rates found that credit unions offer, by far, the highest interest rates among institutions surveyed. GoBankingRates surveyed more than 4,000 banks and credit unions to find the best checking account rates available today.
  • NAFCU urges members to contact lawmakers on RBC2, more (Tuesday, June 30, 2015)
    While Senate and House members are in their home districts this week, NAFCU is urging its members to contact lawmakers at their home offices about top credit union issues, including a bill that would require NCUA to do a study on risk-based capital before issuing a final rule.
  • NAFCU welcomes FASB prepaid proposal, seeks more guidance (Tuesday, June 30, 2015)
    NAFCU Regulatory Affairs Counsel Alexander Monterrubio on Monday welcomed the Financial Accounting Standards Board's prepaid card exposure draft  as an important step towards creating standards in an area left largely undefined and in need of formal guidance.
  • Input due to NAFCU on NCUA IOLTA proposal (Tuesday, June 30, 2015)
    NAFCU members have until close of business today to submit their input to the association's official comment letter on NCUA's proposal for implementing last year's Federal Credit Union Act revisions ensuring parity in coverage of Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts and similar escrow accounts.
  • NCUA Report: DDoS attacks increasing (Tuesday, June 30, 2015)
    According to the June issue of The NCUA Report, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise at financial institutions, which were the target of 8.4 percent of DDoS attacks in the first quarter of 2015.
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