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CUNA applauds introduction of breach notification bill in House05/01/2015Representatives Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) and John Carney (D-DE) today introduced bipartisan data security legislation strongly supported by CUNA to protect consumers from identity theft and fraud by establishing a national data security and breach notification standard for financial institutions and retailers.

Excellence Award Winners Honored at HR/TD Council Conference04/30/2015Ten credit unions were honored with nine Excellence Awards at the CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council’s 21st annual conference, April 22-25 in Hollywood, Calif., including one honoree for Best of Show.

CUNA supports NCUA associational common bond final rule; concerned with proposed IOLTA rule04/30/2015Following the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) April 30, 2015 Board meeting today, President and CEO of CUNA Jim Nussle released the following statement.

CUNA announces new CUNA Credit Union Investment School and accompanying designation04/30/2015Credit union professionals will master investments at the new CUNA Investment Certification Schools in Phoenix, October 18-23, 2015.

MLO Self-Study Course04/28/2015CUNA announced today that its National Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) approved Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) Course self-study option is now available.

CUNA Councils launches upgraded and enhanced website04/27/2015CUNA Councils announced the launch of its enhanced and upgraded website providing their members with more user-friendly features, streamlined content and a more accessible format.

Influential board leaders to discuss hot topic issues in San Diego04/23/2015Leaders of the nation’s largest credit unions will discuss industry hot topics at CUNA National Credit Union Roundtable for Board Leadership in San Diego, August 7-9, 2015.

Conference to recognize training and development achievements in Las Vegas04/22/2015Credit union trainers will take-charge of professional development at CUNA Experience Learning Live! in Las Vegas, October 25-28, 2015.

CUNA-backed cybersecurity bill passed in House04/22/2015CUNA-supported legislation to enhance cybersecurity passed the House of Representatives today.

NCUA’s RBC2 remains fundamentally flawed04/17/2015The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) firmly believes that the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) second Risked-Based Capital proposal (RBC2) remains fundamentally flawed and should be withdrawn, CUNA states in the association’s comment letter on the proposal.

CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Announces 2015 Executive Committee04/17/2015The CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council announced its executive committee and officers during the council’s 22nd annual conference, which took place March 25-28, 2015 in Las Vegas.

Nussle: MasterCard settlement with Target is long overdue04/16/2015MasterCard has announced a settlement in its case against Target to recover costs card issuers suffered due to a massive data breach of the retailer's systems.

CUNA economists to advise on industry trends and economic outlook in San Diego this August04/16/2015Top CUNA economists will help credit unions to thrive under the changing economic conditions at CUNA Economics & Investments Conference in San Diego, August 10-12, 2015.

CUNA joins class action suit against Home Depot04/15/2015Washington, DC (April 15, 2015) – The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has agreed to join credit unions and other financial institutions nationwide as a plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against The Home Depot following the merchant’s massive data breach in September 2014.

CUNA hails introduction of Data Security Act of 201504/15/2015Senators Tom Carper and Roy Blunt today introduced the Data Security Act of 2015, legislation strongly supported by CUNA which would establish a strong and uniform national data security and breach notification standards for electronic data and preempt any related state laws in order to provide the Federal Trade Commission with authority to enforce such standards for entities covered under the Act.

CUNA to offer Economic Update videos as new member benefit04/15/2015CUNA announced today the release of its new monthly Economic Update videos, which will be available as a member benefit to all affiliated credit unions and leagues.

CUNA tells policymakers “Don’t Tax My Credit Union”04/14/2015On Tax Day, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) will run advertisements in Washington publications targeting policymakers, reminding them that credit union members pay several taxes and that there’s no need for a new tax on these middle-class Americans.

CUNA supports NCUA Budget Transparency Act04/14/2015CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle praised today’s introduction of the NCUA Budget Transparency Act.

Five CUNA-backed bills for regulatory relief approved by U.S. House04/13/2015Five CUNA-supported bills that would bring regulatory relief to credit unions passed the U.S. House of Representatives today.

CUNA celebrates Credit Union Miracle Day Family of Races04/10/2015For the 14th consecutive year CUNA is sponsoring the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten-Mile Run held on Sunday, April 12, the first of four events that represents the Credit Union Miracle Day Family of Races.