ACUA requests CU comments on recently approved changes

The Board of the Alabama Credit Union Administration recently approved a series of changes to the regulations applicable to state-chartered credit unions. The regulatory changes include relaxed constraints on Credit Union Service Organizations (CUSO) and fixed asset ownership. It is important for credit union stakeholders to provide the administration with input regarding how the specific […]

Florida Legislative Session begins today

Florida legislative session begins today. The Senate will convene at 9:30 a.m. ET while the House will go into session at 10 a.m. ET  At 11 a.m. ET, Gov.  Scott will deliver the “State of the State” address during the Joint Session in the House Chamber. Ahead of the chambers convening, members are required to submit all bills to be considered during […]

EMV deterrent turns fraudsters to online hacking

Based on recent studies, it’s time to take even more strenuous efforts to lock down online accounts. Using chip-based technology has stopped some duplicitous transactions, but according to a new report from the Merchant Risk Council and fraud-tech company Forter, the holidays were a busy time for online fraudsters. They reported a leap of 79 […]

CUNA GAC: The future of credit unions depends on each of us

More than 200 Alabama and Florida credit union leaders migrated yesterday to Capitol Hill to discuss reducing regulatory burden, concerns over merchant data breach, and preserving the tax status. LSCU staff and CUNA GAC attendees met with 38 congressional offices on Wednesday to reinforce the credit union message. As participants of the CUNA GAC head […]