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NCUA proposes 198-page risk-based capital framework

CUNA News Now Headlines 1/24/2014 - Provided as a courtesy and valuable service of the Credit Union National Association

No credible case for capital requirement increase, says CUNA

"Given how well credit unions in general survived the recent great recession, we do not think there is a credible case for increasing credit union capital requirements," CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney said following Thursday's National Credit Union Administration open board meeting. More

CUNA's Donovan gives CU breach perspective in American Banker

The issue of data security, as the result of data breaches such as at Target, ebbs and flows--but it keeps coming back because safeguards are not taken to stop the breaches from happening, a top Credit Union National Association advocate says in American Banker, a trade publication. More

NCUA approves final derivatives investment rule

A final rule that will allow well-run federal credit unions to use simple derivatives to hedge against interest rate risks was approved at Thursday's National Credit Union Administration board meeting. More

More media outlets spotlight CUs, CUNA's breach survey

Results of CUNA's survey on costs related to the Target data breach continue to make headlines in national media outlets. More

Strategic plans, loan rate cap approved at NCUA meeting

A packed January board meeting agenda led off with approval of three relatively routine items: The National Credit Union Administration's 2014-2017 Strategic Plan, 2014-2015 Annual Performance Plan, and federal credit union interest rate ceiling determination. More

CUs' state-by-state breach data can inform advocacy efforts

State leagues immediately started planning to use the state-by-state breakdowns from CUNA's survey on Target data breach costs to ramp up their advocacy efforts to get merchants to cover costs created for credit unions and other financial institutions when a breach occurs via the merchants' systems. More

CFPB proposes first oversight of larger nonbank int'l money transfer providers

Larger nonbank international money transfer providers would be subject to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's existing remittance regulations under the terms of a new proposal released Thursday. More

Building media relationships pays off for Ohio CUs

It's a long-standing joke that reporters are always looking for a free meal, but the Ohio Credit Union League has used media lunches help boost media coverage for state credit unions. More

Wis. CUs team up to help homeless students

Five credit unions have used the spirit of cooperation to help homeless students in Madison, Wis. More

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