Removing Barriers Blog

Keeping member credit unions and leagues current on what and why we are doing for advocacy efforts including legislative, regulatory and state governmental affairs.
Posted February 05, 2017 by Ryan Donovan
A look at the week ahead on Capitol Hill
Posted February 05, 2017 by Ryan Donovan
President Donald Trump signed an executive order focused on the financial system that calls for “efficient, effective and appropriately tailored” regulations. This is a key objective of Credit Union National Association’s Campaign for Common Sense Regulation.
Posted February 04, 2017 by Chandler Schuette
The hearing will feature remarks from CFPB Director Richard Cordray, as well as testimony from consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.
Posted February 03, 2017 by CUNA Advocacy
Lawmakers in Alabama, Illinois, Maine and Tennessee are considering legislation that would alter some credit union restrictions and operational requirements.

Posted February 03, 2017 by ManojBhoi

CUNA sought and obtained improvements to final rule, but remained concerned that regulatory burdens could make it more difficult for consumers to receive support planning for their financial future from credit union service organizations and some credit unions. 

Posted February 02, 2017 by ManojBhoi

The 158-page compliance guide is intended to help financial institutions understand how the rule applies to their operations.

Posted February 02, 2017 by Chandler Schuette

Democrat members of Congress and several special interest groups most recently sought to intervene.

Posted February 02, 2017 by ManojBhoi

The Agencies were open to hearing the challenges arising under the MLA and the upcoming credit card regulatory deadline.

Posted February 01, 2017 by ManojBhoi

CUNA outlined concerns with the FCC interpretation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.