On Sept. 30—the end of the fiscal year—the authorization for the NFIP to write new policies expires, which could cause the postponement of thousands of home purchases, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.
From tailored examinations to merger assistance, the NCUA has taken useful first steps in increasing assistance to MDIs, but more work is needed say industry trade associations and MDI credit unions. CUCollaborate’s David Bauman reports.
Arguing that junk fees are not just annoying, but also create an unlevel playing field, the American Economic Liberties Project on Monday released model legislation that would provide Congress and state legislatures tools to tackle the issue, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.
Demonstrating the perilous state of marijuana banking, Mastercard has directed credit unions and banks to stop offering payment services to marijuana-related businesses even in states where cannabis is legal, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.
The NCUA board on Thursday, July 20, adopted a final rule making it easier for credit unions to expel members from their institutions for cause, such as violence or disorderly behavior, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.
The NCUA should butt out of merger reviews of federally-insured, state-chartered credit unions (FISCUs) unless there is a safety and soundness issue that poses risks to the Share Insurance Fund (SIF), NASCUS said, in comments submitted to the agency.
David Baumann of CUCollaborate reports that the NCUA will be able to start a pilot program by September designed to make it easier for organizers to start a credit union, officials from the agency’s Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion told the agency board Thursday.
Ten state credit union regulators have signed a new agreement that will govern how they will share supervision when a state-chartered credit union crosses their borders reports David Baumann.
The House has passed legislation seven times giving financial institutions a regulatory safe harbor if they provide services to marijuana-related businesses, but each time, the measure has died in the Senate, reports David Baumann. Eighth time’s the charm?