J. Mark McWatters

Credit union regulator McWatters on shortlist to head CFPB


J. Mark McWatters, chairman of the National Credit Union Administration, is said to be in contention to take over as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


Give credit unions carve-out from CFPB? NCUA says ‘yes’


In a rare move, the credit union regulator is asking the CFPB for exemptions for credit unions from expanded HMDA requirements and unfair and deceptive acts authority.


New credit union battle brewing over alternative capital


Initial regulatory steps toward giving credit unions access to alternative sources of capital could add to bankers' concerns that their tax-advantaged rivals are expanding beyond their mission.