NCUA

Appeals court upholds most of credit union membership rule

08/20/19

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.

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New NCUA chief puts diversity, cybersecurity atop priority list

08/12/19

Tussles over risk-based capital have preoccupied the agency of late, but Rodney Hood says he also wants to foster growth of minority-owned institutions and make sure credit unions are taking the hacker threat seriously.

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Banks, appraisers assail NCUA rule as 'bad public policy'

07/18/19

The National Credit Union Administration caught flak after it approved raising the threshold for appraisals on commercial real estate loans to $1 million.

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Regulators exempt community banks from Volcker rule

07/09/19

Bank regulators finalized a proposal to exclude small institutions from the proprietary trading ban, as required by last year’s reg relief bill.

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It’s time to reconsider job applicants with criminal records

06/26/19

Credit unions and the rest of the financial services sector, in the spirit of recent criminal justice reform, should be more open to hiring workers with low-level criminal convictions.

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Credit unions get reprieve (again) on capital rule. Bankers jeer

06/20/19

The NCUA proposed Thursday to put off until 2022 implementation of a rule that would require larger credit unions to hold more risk-based capital.

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Credit union courts nonmember deposits (and trouble with banks)

06/07/19

Freedom Northwest in Idaho hopes a proposal from the NCUA will help it bring in more deposits to fund a fast-growing mortgage business. Banks are crying foul.

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Credit union shopping spree funded by taxpayers

06/07/19

As credit unions buy up community banks, policymakers should take another look at ending the industry’s tax exemption and regulatory breaks.

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'One less Cordray disciple in the Swamp': Comments of the week

05/23/19

Readers weigh in on the role of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, consider personnel changes at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, debate the viability of public banks and more.

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NCUA appraisal plan is far from risky

05/20/19

The credit union regulator’s proposal to raise the appraisal threshold for nonresidential real estate loans won’t harm the economy or consumers, contrary to critics’ claims.

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