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.


Appeals court upholds most of credit union membership rule


A panel of federal appeals court judges reversed a district court’s decision on the NCUA’s controversial field-of-membership rule, but saw merit in bankers’ claims of potential redlining.


CFPB commission goes from idea to afterthought


The industry continues to push for an overhaul of the bureau’s leadership structure, but both parties seem uninterested.


Top trade group exec defects from ICBA to CUNA


Chris Lorence, a former marketing official at the Independent Community Bankers of America, is the Credit Union National Association's latest recruit from other financial services trade groups in recent years.


Banks get help from AARP to spot elder abuse


Elder abuse costs banks $1 billion in deposits a year, according to AARP. It has launched a video-game-style online training program that teaches bank employees what to be alert for.


Credit union, bank groups trade shots over CFPB supervision of big CUs


A proposal to give the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau jurisdiction over credit unions with $10 billion or more of assets has sparked a war of words between the longtime foes.


Wisconsin credit unions, banks get legal win in collections case


The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a "narrow interpretation" of a state-level consumer-protection law that maintains lenders' rights to collect debts without fear of being sued for damages.


Credit union executive calls out sexist behavior at CUNA conference


In a post to a social networking site, Rachel Pross, chief risk officer at an Oregon institution, described unwanted touches and inappropriate comments by male executives and directors at the event.


Warren drops CRA mandate for credit unions as part of housing bill


The 2020 presidential hopeful removed the contentious provision from a previous version of the bill that had won praise from bankers but sparked fierce opposition from credit unions.