WASHINGTON (7/9/14)--The National Credit Union Administration will begin
posting audios of its June 26, July 10 and July 17 Listening Sessions
within the next few weeks. Although the forums are open to any topic,
the NCUA's risk-based capital proposal dominated the discussion at the
June gathering in Los Angeles and promises to do so at the final two
Originally, the agency had not planned to record the
sessions. However, the NCUA has subsequently said that within a few
weeks of each gathering--which is the amount of time the agency expects
it will take to transcribe the audios to comply with federal laws on
closed captioning for the hearing impaired--the recordings will be
posted to the NCUA website.
This week's session in Chicago
will be attended by NCUA Chair Debbie Matz, as well as board members
Rick Metsger and Michael Fryzel. The sessions are scheduled to run from 1
to 4 p.m. (CT) Thursday. Watch News Now for coverage.