Straight to The Point: September 6, 2017


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Good morning. The House Financial Services Committee’s Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee will hold a hearing today. The hearing will focus on combatting lone-wolf and small-scale terrorism. The Senate is also in session. Here is what’s happening on this Wednesday morning:

star3 The New York Credit Union Association’s management consultants are available to assist member credit unions with community charter requests – The Point

star3 The New York Credit Union Association—through a partnership with the Credit Union Webinar Network—will offer a number of webinars this month – CU Webinar Network

star3 Credit union professionals can register for the New York Credit Union Association’s IRA Workshops, which will be held Sept. 26-27 at Association headquarters in Albany. The workshops cover both “essential” and “advanced” IRA situations – The Point

star3 Roughly 75 percent of financial institutions have reached the saturation point in mobile banking growth – CU Times

star3 The Labor Department published its proposed rule to delay implementation of three fiduciary rule exemption changes – CUToday

star3 The Education Department on Friday announced it will stop working with the CFPB to police student loan fraudThe Hill

star3 A new attack campaign has been flinging phishing messages as well as ransomware-laced spam emails at potential victims in massive quantities – CUinfoSecurity

star3 Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz of Queens died over the weekend. He was 45 years old – Daily News

star3 The lessons learned by New York lenders during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy can help Houston recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey – New York’s State of Mind

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