Fed lifts six-per-month transaction limits on savings accounts


The central bank said customers will be able to make more transfers and withdrawals "at a time when financial events associated with the coronavirus pandemic have made such access more urgent."


House bill would temporarily lift credit union commercial lending cap


Legislation announced Wednesday would allow credit unions to make coronavirus relief loans to businesses without fear of bumping up against the member business lending cap.


NCUA extends comment period for credit union-bank purchase proposal


The regulator formally announced the 60-day delay on Monday after tweeting about it over the weekend.


ICBA urges Congress to turn up the heat on credit unions during upcoming meetings


The banking group issued lawmakers a guide on questions to ask when credit union executives visit Capitol Hill this week.


CUNA chief and NCUA at odds on bank purchase guidance


The debate centers on whether guidance on credit union-bank mergers is necessary.


Will Congress do anything about credit unions buying banks?


The community bank lobby has said the recent deals are another reason to rein in the credit union sector. Some House members are beginning to take notice.


Bankers may turn to Supreme Court in credit union membership suit


An appeals court on Thursday denied bank groups an en banc hearing from all 11 appellate judges, but bankers said Friday that they're considering turning to the Supreme Court.


Credit unions prevail over banks in battle for military base access


House and Senate lawmakers have denied a push by banking groups to grant banks the rent-free access to military installations that credit unions have.


ICBA plans major offensive in fight against credit unions


The group's Wake Up initiative will include legislative and regulatory proposals, along with added resources to help members push for a level playing field.


Supreme Court ruling could mean more ADA lawsuits tied to bank websites


The court passed up a recent opportunity to clarify confusion about Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for business websites, raising concerns among bankers that they could become an even more inviting litigation target.