The backlash against Wells Fargo (and, in its wake, virtually all financial institutions) continues unabated as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently warned such companies in a bulletin to properly manage their employee incentives which can pose significant risks to consumers. Please click here to read more. [Subscription may be required] Amanda Smith, Partner […]
Credit unions are constantly entering into agreements with third-party vendors ranging in criticality from vendors that implement a new core processor to vendors that provide custodial services. Please click here to read more. This article is from the November 6, 2016 issue of Credit Union Times Magazine. [Subscription may be required]. Michael J. Heller is […]
Data breaches and cybersecurity incidents happen every day, and credit unions need to be considering what to do when – not if – they are attacked. Please click here to read more. This article is from the October 19, 2016 issue of Credit Union Times Magazine. [Subscription may be required]. Jennifer Winston is an Associate […]
Please click here to read more. [Subscription may be required]. Amanda Smith, Partner with Messick and Lauer P.C., is quoted in this article written by Palash R. Ghosh, which was originally published in the Credit Union Journal on October 13, 2016.
The insurance industry presents a unique opportunity for credit unions to grow strategically. Insurance is not only a way to add value for members, but also presents a source of non-interest income. Chances are your members have some type of insurance, whether its healthcare, auto, property, or life and if they’re not getting these services […]
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The Military Lending Act (MLA) has traditionally applied to three (3) types of loan products: payday loans, vehicle title loans, and refund anticipation loans. Under the Final Rule, beginning October 3, 2016, the MLA will apply to products generally covered by the Truth in Lending Act and Regulation Z, including deposit advance loans, installment loans, […]
The Department of Labor (“DOL”) has released its final rule that is intended to provide stronger overtime protection and clarity to both workers and employers. Read the Final Rule here. This general summary email is the first in a series our office will publish on the new overtime rule. To determine if a white collar […]
On June 14, Jack Antonini, NACUSO President and Guy Messick, NACUSO General Counsel met with NCUA Staff on the results of the CUSO Registry and the thinking on how CUSO Reviews will be handled. The CUSO Registry sign-up period and the follow-up by NCUA found there were approximately 900 CUSOs. NCUA believes that there are […]