As written, the NCUA's risk-based capital rule tilts the playing field toward banks.
Douglas Fecher, president/CEO of the $2.45 billion Wright-Patt Credit Union told lawmakers last week to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to limit regulatory burden by using existing tools, such as the power to exempt credit unions from its rulemaking.
Ohio credit union CEO to testify to House panel on Tuesday.
I'm writing in response to the letter, "CU's Fundamental Injustice" by Paul G. Merski, executive vice president, Independent Community Bankers of America, in April 11 issue.
President Obama circumvented Senate Republicans and made a recess appointment of Richard Cordray to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In making the appointment he explained that we “shouldn’t be weakening oversight and accountability, we should be strengthening it–especially when it comes to looking out for families."
Ohio CEO to appear at Senate Banking Committee subcommitte hearing on Tuesday.
Credit unions should continue to throw themselves body and soul into fighting a looming cap on debit card interchange, but should do so without any significant expectation that they will succeed.
WASHINGTON — Experts familiar with the debit interchange fight urged credit union leaders at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference to prepare for the best on the pending rule but prepare for the worst.