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CUNA Mutual CU protection webinars scheduled
MADISON, Wis. (12/13/12)--CUNA Mutual Group's 2013 Credit Union Protection Webinar series will feature 10 risk management sessions available exclusively for the insurer's fidelity bond policyholders.

Sessions will address the top risk trends and exposures credit unions need to be aware of and avoid, said Brad Mundine, CUNA Mutual Group senior manager of Credit Union Protection Risk Management.

The one-hour webinars are provided as a no-cost benefit for policyholders.

Webinar dates and summaries include:

  • Jan. 16--Wire Transfer Fraud. Learn how criminals are perpetrating remote schemes and how to prevent incurring large losses associated with this fraud.
  • Feb. 13--Employee Dishonesty. This session will discuss the latest loss activity trends, how to identify behavioral red flags and simple steps to help reduce the risk of employee dishonesty
  • March 20--Electronic Documents and Signatures. Learn where and how to use this kind of technology, and a better understand of the operational risks and compliance and legal issues.
  • April 17--Handling the Aging Workplace and Worker Safety. Presenters will discuss the realities of the aging work force, the impact it can have on safety, and practical ideas to help reduce disabling workplace injuries that cost businesses multi-millions in annual expenses.
  • May 15--Employment Practices. Learn about the latest workplace issues and actionable steps to reduce employment practices liability claims exposure.
  • July 24--Communication, Social Media and Crisis Management. This session will discuss case studies showing the importance of real-time communication, steps to include in a disaster plan and how social media can assist in disaster response.
  • Aug. 21--Insurance Coverage Adequacy. Learn about the coverage adequacy landscape, common risk exposures and the potential impact of uninsured or under-insured coverage and/or limits.
  • Sept. 18--Vendor Management: Due Diligence and Liability. This session will address contractual considerations and insurance requirements related to work and agreements with third-party vendors.
  • Oct. 16--Cyber Risks: Threats and Loss Control. Topics to be covered include malicious and non-malicious threats, top perils impacting a credit union and its members and ways to plan ahead.
  • Nov. 13--Lender Liability. This session will introduce the importance of understanding exposure, illustrate typical case law allegations, and share how to protect the credit union from these exposures.


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