Credit unions have two CEOs on the agenda Wednesday at the House Financial Institutions Subcommittee’s hearing on compliance burdens.
Trade group asks agency to implement changes before proposed law is passed.
The disagreement between financial institutions and regulators over changes in the exam process may not be resolved on Capitol Hill any time soon.
While industry representatives said new legislation on financial institution exams is sorely needed, an NCUA executive more than begged to differ.
Agency executive director tells House panel that bill would raise NCUSIF tab, add regulation and not give any assurance of added benefit.
The NCUA’s decisions aren’t reviewed by third parties and credit unions don’t receive consistent messages, trades testify to Congress.
Wednesday House hearing will focus on bill that would give financial institutions ability to appeal results of examinations to an independent ombudsman.
NAFCU, CUNA sending credit union executives to testify on the Hill for measure that would allow financial institutions to contest examinations.
EVP Berger tells lawmakers that exam consistency "is a key component to providing results accurately reflecting safety and soundness."
CUNA chief Cheney calls proposed law "firm step in the right direction."