NASCUS Report Archives

UPDATED: Agency adopts rule extending reg relief due to savings surges

(April 16, 2021) In a development Friday morning, the NCUA Board announced it had adopted an interim final rule (IFR) by notation vote that reduces the earnings retention requirement for credit...

Summary looks at info request on use of AI

(April 16, 2021) A request for information (RFI) about how credit unions and banks use artificial intelligence (AI) in their activities, including fraud prevention, personalization of customer services, credit underwriting,...

CFPB’s bulletin on foreclosure expectations outlined

(April 16, 2021) In another summary prepared this week, NASCUS outlines a bulletin issued by the bureau April 6 detailing its expectations for mortgage servicers’ engagement with borrowers in the...

Marijuana/hemp e-school highlights ed events ahead

(April 16, 2021) Mark your calendars for a series of education events coming up in the next couple of months, particularly a three-day virtual event in June focusing on marijuana...

TRANSITIONS: Permanent commissioner in MN

Grace Arnold is now the permanent commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Commerce, as appointed by Gov. Tim Walz (D) Thursday. She replaced Steve Kelley in the role. As commissioner,...

ON THE (virtual) ROAD: In AZ

(April 16, 2021) NASCUS President and CEO Lucy Ito was on the virtual road this week meeting with First Credit Union of Chandler, Ariz. Calling itself Arizona’s “original” credit union...

BRIEFLY: New comms staffer at NCUA; Hiring of people of color up at agency; LIBOR legacy contract legislation advocated; Biden reportedly preparing order to assess climate change ‘financial risk’

(April 16, 2021) Samuel Schumach was tapped as deputy director for external affairs and communications at NCUA this week by agency board Chairman Todd Harper. Schumach previously served as legislative...

Freezing foreclosures until year’s end proposed by CFPB

(April 9, 2021) Widely depicted as a freeze on foreclosures until after Dec. 31, the CFPB this week unveiled a set of new rules it said were aimed at preventing...

CFPB outlines plan to keep tabs on mortgage servicers

(April 9, 2021) Following its proposed rules to prevent “avoidable foreclosures,” the bureau later in the week released a new bulletin detailing its expectations for mortgage servicers’ engagement with borrowers...

Bureau delays compliance for pair of debt collection rules

(April 9, 2021) Two debt collection rules – which had been slated to take effect Nov. 30 – will now have a delayed compliance deadline of Jan. 29, 2022, under...

NASCUS stays up to date with CFPB developments

(April 9, 2021) Every time CFPB issues a new proposal, rule, clarification, report to Congress, report on consumer attitudes and actions – and more – NASCUS makes note of it...