Despite a new state law in Colorado legalizing recreational use, credit unions still worry marijuana business accounts will run afoul of federal regulations.
While financial institutions wait for guidance from the DOJ, credit union leagues in Colorado and Washington caution against opening accounts for state-legal weed businesses.
Document expected to emphasize that Feds will pursue sellers who abuse new Colorado law legalizing pot sales, but vetting account holders could be tricky.
The NCUA's estimated 2014 corporate assessment range of zero marks end of costly bailout.
The corporate assessment era is over.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In what was arguably the most important meeting of the year, the NCUA board approved a 6.7% in the 2014 operating budget, no projected corporate assessment for 2014 and a final CUSO rule. All items on the agenda received yes votes of approval from all three board...
Momentous board meeting marks end to corporate assessments, but adds hideouts and budget dodges.
Settlement resolves suits over corporate credit union failures.
Industry experts say due diligence can help credit unions avoid losses like those suffered by the $620 million Alabama One Credit Union in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and the Small Business Administration, which were defrauded of more than $3 million by a businessman.
Losses like the $3 million case involving the SBA and Alabama One can be avoided, experts say.