Monday, December 22, 2014
Risk-Based Capital Takes Center Stage
WASHINGTON — End-of-year lists are all about the show-stoppers, and nothing stopped the show like NCUA's proposed rule on risk-based capital.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's lawsuit against Sprint Corp. is likely to be a test case for whether it has the power to oversee telecommunications firms. more »
ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation allowing state-chartered credit unions to combine select employer groups, associational and community groups into a single field of membership at the same time, according to the New York Credit Union Association (NYCUA). more »
More than two dozen Senate lawmakers signed a letter this week urging the Federal Housing Finance Agency to drop its proposal to tighten Federal Home Loan Bank membership rules. more »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — At NCUA's final board meeting of 2014, Chairman Debbie Matz announced the formation of two working groups, one focused on field-of-membership issues and the other on supplemental capital. more »
New York State's top banking regulator Benjamin M. Lawsky released details Wednesday of his plan to require the state's financial institutions — including credit unions — to upgrade their cyber-defense systems. more »
WASHINGTON — Credit unions aren't the only ones bracing for changes to rules related to risk-based capital and risk weights. more »
DENVER—As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau prepares to establish national rules regarding payday lending, the success of Colorado's payday lending law may provide some type of model for federal action on matter. But the credit union community is cautioning that a closer look is necessary. more »
The House passed a CU-backed bill Tuesday to study the effects of a Federal Reserve Board rule restricting the number of transactions customers can make with their savings accounts each month. more »
CUNA has expressed concern over a small South Florida credit union that was recently assessed a $300,000 fine by the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network for ignoring reporting and record-keeping requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act between 2009 and 2014. more »
Federal regulators on Tuesday released the latest guidebook for examiners to use in assessing financial institutions' anti-money laundering programs. more »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — NCUA has banned five former credit union employees from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution. more »
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has pushed back three key rulemakings – including the highly anticipated proposal on payday lending – until next year. more »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — NCUA announced the agency will issue its revised proposed rule on risk-based capital at its Jan. 15 board meeting. more »
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