Advocacy

Community Reinvestment Act Program for Massachusetts Credit Unions

October 17, 2019

The Association is hosting a special event, Community Reinvestment, Fair Lending and Beyond: A Practioner’s Guide.


Focus on State Advocacy at Annual Meeting & Convention

October 14, 2019

On Thursday, October 17, the Annual Meeting & Convention will provide a unique opportunity for members to participate in an open dialogue with their state regulators and other advocacy experts while receiving legislative and regulatory updates.


Sen. Hassan’s Bill to Bolster Cybersecurity at Local, Federal Levels Passes Senate

October 14, 2019

Bipartisan legislation offered by Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) to bolster cybersecurity at the local and federal levels has been passed by the Senate.


CRASH THE GAC- Applications Close November 30, 2019

October 14, 2019

New leadership, programs and opportunities slated for 2020 starting with CUNA GAC Crash applications


Mc Watters: NCUA Can Ease Credit Unions’ CECL Burden

October 10, 2019

"CECL will significantly affect many credit unions’ net worth ratios and lead to an increase in their operating costs."


Fall Network Sessions Open for Registration

October 10, 2019

Network meetings are an excellent opportunity for functional experts within a credit union to meet with other professionals specifically in their area of responsibility. Network events are open to all CCUA affiliated credit union employees.


“Laying a Strong Foundation for the Future”

October 09, 2019

NCUA Chairman Hood Marks Six Months at Agency’s Helm


ABA to Seek a Review of Appeals Court’s FOM Decision

October 09, 2019

The American Bankers Association is refusing to call it quits in its long-running challenge to the National Credit Union Administration’s field-of-membership regulation.


Association Provides Testimony on Mass. Security, Patent Bills

October 08, 2019

The Association testified yesterday on security and patent bills to the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.


Register Now for Largest CU Advocacy Event of the Year, CUNA GAC: February 23-27, 2020

October 08, 2019

REMINDER: CUNA GAC Registration does NOT include hotel accommodations.


CFPB Announces Advisory Committee Members

October 04, 2019

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen L. Kraninger has announced the appointment of members to the Consumer Advisory Board (CAB), Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC), Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC), and Academic Research Council (ARC). These experts advise Bureau leadership on a broad range of consumer financial issues and emerging market trends. 


NCUA Hosting Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Summit Nov. 6

October 03, 2019

The National Credit Union Administration is inviting credit unions to its first annual Credit Union Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit on Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Alexandria.


McLean Thanks Lawmakers for Support of SAFE Act

October 02, 2019

McLean thanked the Congressional delegation members for their support, noting their support of the bill “recognizes the important role credit unions play in building financial security and community safety. Credit unions are grateful that you support their commitment to offer high quality, affordable services to all our members.”


Kraninger’s Stance on CFPB Constitutionality Puts Rules in Limbo

October 02, 2019

By declaring that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional, CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger has potentially opened a floodgate of litigation against the agency.


Stopgap Funding for Federal Government Enacted

October 02, 2019

A continuing resolution (CR) (HR 4378) funding the federal government at current fiscal year (FY) 2019 levels and avoiding a government shutdown was enacted last week. The measure extends funding to Nov. 21 for federal agencies beyond the new FY, which began Oct. 1.


Hotel Reservations Close TOMORROW for Volunteer Leadership Conference

October 02, 2019

Hosted by the Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) and the MD|DC Credit Union Association, this popular conference brings together credit union volunteers, committee members and key staff from Delaware, DC, Maryland, and surrounding states for a unique networking and educational experience.


Filene’s Young Professional Community, The Cooperative Trust, Focuses on Power of Network

October 02, 2019

New leadership, programs and opportunities slated for 2020 starting with CUNA GAC Crash applications


McWatters to Stay on NCUA Board Until Replacement Is Confirmed

October 01, 2019

NCUA board member J. Mark McWatters said  he will remain on the board until a new member is nominated and confirmed.


MA DoB Files Proposed Amendments on CU Parity Regulation

September 30, 2019

The Massachusetts Division of Banks and Loan Agencies has filed proposed amendments with the House Clerk of the Legislature on its parity regulation, 209 CMR 50:00: Parity with Federal Credit Unions. The purpose of 209 CMR 50.00 is to implement M.G.L. c. 171, s. 6A, which authorizes the Commissioner of Banks to promulgate regulations to grant state-chartered credit unions certain expanded powers in parity with federally-chartered credit unions. 


Matt Purvis - the Experience Expert - Wil Show You How to Animate Your CU at CCUA’s Annual Meeting & Convention

September 30, 2019

Animation Systems™—Translating Values into Indelible Experiences, presented on Thursday, October 17, promises to show you how to animate your credit union to maximize organizational health, stand-out in hyper-competitive markets and drive consumer passion and growth.


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