Items Tagged with 'legislation'


CUNA: Banks’ Attack On CU Bill Misfires

‘Congress is showing greater interest in capital reform.’
Supplemental capital bill for CUs is very balanced.
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Getting Through the Gridlock

CUs ‘Plan to Win’ despite hyperpartisanship and intense gridlock.
Sadly, it’s hard to overstate the magnitude of Congressional gridlock.
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MBL Battle Goes Into Overtime

Bill to expand CUs’ business lending lives while banks’ TAG bill fails.
Bill to expand CUs’ business lending lives while banks’ TAG bill falters.
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Reps. King, Sherman Introduce Supplemental Capital Bill

Legislation would improve CUs’ safety and soundness.
Bill provides recognition that ‘capital is king’ at financial institutions.
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Royce Reintroduces CU MBL Bill

Bipartisan bill would help CUs lend an additional $13 billion to small businesses.
Last year, MBL legislation had strong bipartisan support with 144 co-sponsors in the House and 21 in the Senate.
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CUNA Seeks Support for CU Charter Enhancement

Forthcoming legislation targets member business lending, supplemental capital.
CUNA reports bipartisan support from Senate Banking Committee members.
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Compliance: The Consumer Is King

Expect more scrutiny on fair lending and other consumer-focused issues.
CUs can expect to face three major regulatory compliance issues this year: safety and soundness, fair lending, and Unfair Deceptive Abusive Acts and Practices.
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Capitol Gridlock

The opposite of progress is Congress.
Political science professors have been known to tell this joke to their first-year students. Recently, Congress has done an excellent job of living up to the spirit of that joke.
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Pay Attention to New Golden Parachute Rules

Review compensation plans and D&O protection.
NCUA issued new rules in June 2011 regarding golden parachute payments for troubled CUs.
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President's Perspective

Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

Moderating the interchange rule is among CUNA’s 2011 accomplishments.
What did CUNA accomplish last year, and where are we going in 2012?
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