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November CUNA Economic Update highlights impressive industry metrics11/17/2017Credit Union National Association has released the November 2017 edition of CUNA Economic Update.

CUNA Statement on CFPB Director Cordray Resignation11/15/2017Following the news that Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will step down from the Bureau by the end of the month, Credit Union National Association president and CEO Jim Nussle issued a statement.

Credit union-specific regulatory relief included in Senate bill11/13/2017A bipartisan group of Senate Banking Committee members have released a bill that includes credit union regulatory relief.

House tax reform bill passes Committee, floor consideration up next11/09/2017The House Ways and Means Committee approved the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), concluding its four-day markup of the tax reform legislation.

CUNA Strategic Services and CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics to empower credit unions with better data management and advanced analytics11/03/2017CUNA Strategic Services announced a new strategic alliance with CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics.

2018 CUNA GAC Announces Antonio Neves as Master of Ceremonies11/02/2017CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) welcomes Antonio Neves, an internationally recognized workplace speaker and award winning journalist, as Master of Ceremonies for the largest credit union event of the year taking place in Washington, D.C. February 25 – March 1, 2018.

CUNA Statement on House Tax Reform Bill11/02/2017Following the release of the House Ways and Means Committee tax bill entitled "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," Credit Union National Association (CUNA) president/CEO Jim Nussle released a statement.

Nussle: CUNA prepared to review House Ways and Means tax reform bill11/02/2017CUNA is prepared to closely analyze the release of tax reform legislation by the House Ways and Means Committee.

CUNA Hopeful Senate Banking Negotiations Will Continue11/01/2017Following news that negotiations have stalled between Senate Banking Chairman Mike Crapo and Ranking Member Sherrod Brown, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) chief advocacy officer Ryan Donovan released a statement.

Repeal of the CFPB’s arbitration rule is a win for credit unions11/01/2017President Donald Trump signed a joint resolution nullifying the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) arbitration rule today.

CUNA statement on Chairman Jeb Hensarling not seeking reelection11/01/2017Following the announcement for House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling that he will not seek reelection in 2018, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) president/CEO Jim Nussle released a statement.

Over 60 legislators support CUNA call for website ADA guidance10/31/201761 bipartisan members of Congress have written to the Department of Justice requesting guidance on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) pertains to websites.

Swirlds and CULedger Collaborate to Deliver High Performance, Secure, Distributed Applications to Credit Unions10/27/2017Swirlds, creators of the hashgraph distributed consensus platform, and CULedger, a credit union consortium supported by the efforts of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA), today announced an agreement whereby CULedger will use Swirlds’ hashgraph technology as a key component of CULedger’s permissioned, distributed, shared ledger platform for credit unions.

CUNA Backs Senate Repeal of CFPB Arbitration Rule10/25/2017The Senate today passed a CUNA-backed resolution of disapproval for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s arbitration rule that would restrict the use of arbitration agreements.

CFPB’s Arbitration Rule Flawed, Does Not Work For Credit Unions10/23/2017Following the release of the Treasury Department’s new report on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s arbitration rule, CUNA chief advocacy officer Ryan Donovan issued a statement expressing appreciation that the report highlights flaws in the CFPB’s analysis about how its rule will impact credit unions, their members, and other financial service providers and consumers.

CUNA Economic Update examines the effect of the credit union movement10/16/2017Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has just released the October edition of the CUNA Economic Update. 

Several CUNA-backed regulatory relief bills passed by House Financial Services Committee10/12/2017Eight CUNA-back regulatory relief bills were passed by the House Financial Services Committee today. 

CUNA analyzing CFPB's short-term, small-dollar rule10/05/2017The Credit Union National Association is analyzing the short-term, small-dollar loan rule just released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Early Analysis - Credit Unions See Numerous Improvements in CFPB Final Short-Term, Small Dollar Rule10/05/2017The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) final short-term, small-dollar rule appears to have addressed many concerns addressed by CUNA, leagues and credit unions, a big win for the credit union movement. CUNA continues to analyze the nearly 1,700-page final rule.

CUNA files lawsuit against Equifax for data breach10/05/2017CUNA filed its lawsuit Wednesday against Equifax, a suit brought in the wake of a data breach resulting in hackers accessing information on 145.5 million consumers and payment card data of more than 200,000 consumers.