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Board proposes adding ‘S’ component to exam rating system

(Jan. 15, 2021) Adding an “S” for “market sensitivity” to the examination rating system for NCUA was proposed unanimously by the agency Board Thursday, an addition long supported by NASCUS...

For NASCUS, (almost) a realization of a long-time goal

(Jan. 15, 2021) Lucy Ito praised the NCUA Board for moving forward on expansion of the rating system to include the “S” component. “We’re almost at the finish line –...

Other NCUA Board action taken on corporates, sub debt; CUSOs

(Jan. 15, 2021) In other action at its Thursday meeting, the NCUA Board: Adopted a final rule clarifying that corporate credit unions may purchase subordinated debt instruments issued by natural...

Summary outlines loan participation temp rule extension

(Jan. 15, 2021) A final rule extending to Dec. 31, 2021 a temporary final rule on loan participations is the subject of the latest summary to be developed by NASCUS...

Hauptman to serve as liaison to NASCUS

(Jan. 15, 2021) The state system has a new, direct contact on the NCUA Board: Vice Chairman Kyle Hauptman, who was named board liaison to NASCUS and another credit union...

Bureau, NCUA sign consumer protection MOU

(Jan. 15, 2021) Improving coordination between NCUA and CFPB over the consumer protection supervision of credit unions with more than $10 billion in assets is the stated purpose of a...

Applications open for bureau ‘advisory committees’

(Jan. 15, 2021) Applications for appointments to membership on one of four advisory committees that offer input from various sections of the financial industry, and for research projects by the...

NASCUS education program swings into view for ‘21

(Jan. 15, 2021) Mark your calendars for four upcoming events from NASCUS in the months ahead – including the week after next. Jan. 25: NASCUS sponsors a webinar (for members...

BRIEFLY: New state charter in FL; NCUA Deputy CFO tapped; More turnover in comptroller’s office

(Jan. 15, 2021) Florida (and NASCUS) welcome a new state-chartered credit union this week: Radiant CU of Gainesville (formerly SunState FCU). The 64-year-old credit union holds $570 million in assets...

Risk-based net worth, capital levels highlight packed NCUA board agenda

(Jan. 8, 2021) Nine items – including a proposal on risk-based net worth (complex threshold), an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on simplification of risk based capital requirements and four...

Agency seeks feedback on its communications program

(Jan. 8, 2021) NCUA’s communications methods are up for comment in an effort, the agency said this week, to “promote efficiency and increase transparency.” In a release, NCUA said it...

CU provisions in COVID relief bill outlined

(Jan. 8, 2021) A number of provisions contained in the massive appropriations and coronavirus relief legislation signed into law Dec. 27 are highlighted by NCUA in a letter to credit...