Regulators in Louisiana are about ready to conduct a more formal, second survey of financial conditions impacting credit unions as a result of the BP oil spill, the state's top examiner, Sidney Seymour, said Thursday.
Louisiana credit unions have added a third international partnership to their ranks, as Jefferson Financial Credit Union of Metairie, La., and Ghana's GESRO Co-operative Credit Union signed an agreement of mutual support in late June.
Interchange remains just as much a searing issue among Louisiana credit unions as elsewhere but "we are being respectful to our Congressional delegation" because of the BP oil spill, the Louisiana Credit Union League said Friday.
World Council of Credit Unions board director Anne Cochran has been named treasurer of the group, replacing Mark Bailey.
The Russian Credit Union League is preparing its members to meet new regulatory standards and create a self-regulatory framework by later this year.
Whether it is the Indianapolis Colts or the New Orleans Saints, ultimately it's the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions' Haiti Disaster Relief Fund that will score big this Super Bowl Sunday.