Briefing schedule set in FOM appeal litigation

The United States Court of the Appeals for the District of Columbia has finally set a briefing schedule for the field of membership litigation appeal.  The briefing schedule required NCUA to submit a brief by Dec. 5 with amicus briefs in support of NCUA due 7 days later, on Dec. 12.  The American Bankers Association (ABA) […]

Mid-term elections less than a week away

As the Nov. 6 mid-term election approaches, credit unions have a lot at stake in the new Congress. The 115th Congress brought major wins for credit unions, and CUNA, leagues and credit unions are already focused on continuing the momentum in the next Congress. In addition to its normal advocacy and political activities, CUNA launched a […]

Washington Wire – Oct. 30, 2018

The Federal Reserve will host public town hall meetings in its 12 districts in late October and early November to discuss its Faster Payments Settlement Assessment notice in the Federal Register. CUNA continues to be a strong advocate for a secure faster payments system accessible to institutions of all sizes. The notice seeks public comment on potential actions to facilitate real-time interbank settlement of faster […]

CUNA’s ‘CUs vote’ MAP campaign emphasizes CU engagement

As the Nov. 6 mid-term election approaches, credit unions have a lot at stake in the new Congress. The 115th Congress brought major wins for credit unions, and CUNA, leagues and credit unions are already focused on continuing the momentum in the next Congress. In addition to its normal advocacy and political activities, CUNA launched a […]

Save the date for LSCU Advocacy Conferences in March

The LSCU’s Florida Advocacy Conference and Alabama Advocacy Conference are planned for early spring 2019. The State Advocacy Conferences feature time to interact with state lawmakers, updates on legislative and regulatory issues, and speakers. Mark your calendar for the Alabama conference, March 19-20 in Montgomery, AL, and for the Florida conference, March 26-27 in Tallahassee, […]

Remote Deposit Capture Patent update webinar

According to CUNA, Credit unions that utilize remote deposit capture (RDC) technology are receiving letters from a law firm “inviting” them to negotiate a patent licensing deal for the use of the technology. The law firm that represents USAA claims to have developed the technology that credit unions are using. Most credit unions use vendors […]