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CUNA Thanks CFPB for Supporting CUNA-Backed Changes to Qualified Mortgage Rules01/29/2015

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today thanked the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for supporting CUNA-backed changes in its regulations on residential mortgage loans. 

CUNA Urges Congressional Action on Patent Reform01/28/2015The Credit Union National Association (CUNA), along with nine other financial service industry trade groups, sent a letter to members of Congress today urging them to address patent reform.

CUNA Supports Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act01/28/2015CUNA sent a letter of support to Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer and Brad Sherman for their leadership on the Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act. The legislation will make privacy notices sent to consumers by financial institutions more meaningful by eliminating the requirement that the notices be sent annually, and requiring them only to be sent when the privacy policy of the financial institution has changed.

CUNA calls for lawmakers to protect their constituents’ personal financial information01/23/2015The Credit Union National Association, along with other major financial service trade associations, sent a letter to Congress on the risks the American people face because retailers aren’t held to the same standards as financial institutions when data breaches occur.

CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council announces partnership with Mills Marketing01/23/2015CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council announced its collaboration with Mills Marketing on The Pitch, an initiative to showcase big thinking, bold ideas and forward-looking credit unions.

CUNA Training Bundle subscriptions significantly increased in 201401/22/2015More credit unions than ever are embracing the value of CUNA Training Bundle, the all-access pass to CUNA’s entire selection of webinars and eSchools.

Tom Ridge, first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, announced as keynote speaker at 2015 CUNA GAC01/22/2015Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has announced that Tom Ridge, first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will be a keynote speaker at the 2015 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).

Dates announced for CUNA Enterprise Risk Management Certification Institute in Chicago, IL01/21/2015Credit Union National Association (CUNA), in collaboration with The Rochdale Group, Inc., announced today that CUNA Enterprise Risk Management Certification Institute will be held April 20-23, 2015 in Chicago, IL.

CUNA announces winner of Googolplex® Grand Prize photo contest01/21/2015Credit Union National Association (CUNA) announced today Micah, a 16-year-old member of Red Canoe Credit Union in Longview, Wash, as the winner of this year’s Googolplex® $1,000 Grand Prize photo contest.

Nussle: “Supreme Court made the correct decision for credit unions and consumers today”01/20/2015Today the U.S. Supreme Court denied petition for certiorari in the case of The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Speakers announced for CUNA HR/TD Council Conference in Hollywood, CA01/20/2015The CUNA HR/TD Council announced today that registration is now open for the 2015 CUNA HR/TD Council Conference, April 22-25, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

CUNA, NAFCU united on NCUA’s RBC2 Proposal01/15/2015CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle and NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger released a joint statement following NCUA releasing for comment the second version of its Risk-Based Capital Proposal.

Credit unions still waiting for merchant data breach reimbursement over 13 months; NCUA reimburses for breach within one month01/15/2015Today the NCUA approved payment of up to $50,000 for costs associated with a data breach at Palm Springs Federal Credit Union of Palm Springs, California.

CUNA encouraged by NCUA revised RBC proposal; will continue to push to enhance rule01/15/2015CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle released the following statement immediately following the NCUA board unveiling its revised risk-based capital proposal today at its January board meeting.

CUNA Business Lending Certification Institute announced01/15/2015CUNA announced today that CUNA Business Lending Certification Institute will take place July 20-24, 2015, in Madison, WI.

CULAC has banner election cycle01/14/2015A record setting 2013-2014 election cycle has wrapped for the Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) with $4.43 million in receipts. CULAC ended 2013-2014 13% ahead of 2011-2012 total of $3.9 million.

CUNA urges FHFA to withdraw FHLB proposal01/13/2015CUNA is adamantly opposed to the FHLB proposed regulation and urged FHFA to withdraw it in a letter sent to the agency yesterday.

CUNA welcomes administration engagement in data breaches, urges congressional action01/12/2015President and CEO of the Credit Union National Association released the following statement in advance of President Obama’s remarks on new privacy protections.

CUNA supports Regulatory Accountability Act01/12/2015

CUNA, along with several other industry groups, sent a letter of support for the Regulatory Accountability Act.


CUNA Praises FHA Premium Cut, Urges Further Regulatory Relief01/08/2015Today, President Obama announced that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will reduce annual mortgage insurance premiums and expand responsible lending to creditworthy borrowers.