Settlement talks ordered on "narrowing or eliminating the issues that separate" Vermont State Employees Credit Union, state over use of "bank", "banking" in marketing.
Hearing on proposed cease-and-desist order set for Wednesday.
The Vermont clash over the words “bank” or “banking” widened last week as CUNA, two state leagues and credit union executives weighed in.
Palmetto State credit union's attorney asks Vermont regulator to ensure trademarked "Every Day is Bank Transfer Day" is protected.
Vermont’s regulator, now at the center of a bank-credit union scrap over the use of “bank” and “banking” in credit union advertising, last week set Aug. 22 as the date for a preliminary conference hearing on a proposed cease and desist order against the $600 million Vermont State Employees Credit...
Robert Simpson to hear VSECU 'banking' case.
The banking industry’s longstanding effort to deter or prevent credit unions from using the words “bank” and “banking” in advertising was advanced to a new plateau last week with a proposed cease and desist order placed by the state’s top regulator on the $600 million Vermont State Employees Credit Union.
The recent decision by the State of Vermont Department of Financial Regulation ordering the Vermont State Employees Credit Union to stop using words such as “bank” and “banking” in its marketing, communications and advertising begs the question, are you really serious?
The “Battle Over the B-Word” was heating up Tuesday with Vermont's top credit union regulator, bankers and the $600 million Vermont State Employees Credit Union.
The credit union says there is a public outcry for VSECU's cause.