Straight to The Point: April 13


star3 The New York Credit Union Association is seeking feedback from credit unions directly affected by a recent U.S. district court ruling invalidating parts of NCUA’s field of membership rule. Specifically, the Association is interested in speaking with credit unions that have been contacted by the agency, had their charter expansions reversed, or had their plans for a community charter expansion stymied as a result of the ruling – The Point

star3 Ukrainian FCU facilitated a meeting between staff from the New York Credit Union Association and the Kyiv-based All-Ukrainian Credit Union Association – The Point

star3 The Treasury’s Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy is inviting credit unions to attend a May 7 roundtable event in Washington, D.C. The session will focus on information security risks for small financial institutions – CUNA

star3 House Democrats accused CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney of abandoning his agency’s enforcement role—a claim that Mulvaney vehemently denied – CU Times

star3 The Comptroller of the Currency said his agency will publish its position on a proposed charter for fintech companies in the next three months – CUToday

star3 House Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision not to seek re-election heightens pressure to move regulatory relief legislation as soon as possible – CU Journal

star3 A judge in Massachusetts ruled that the state’s Attorney General can move forward with a potentially gigantic data breach case against Equifax – Reuters

star3 Maria T. Vullo, superintendent of the state Department of Financial Services, questioned cryptocurrencies’ suitability as a payment system during the Conference of State Banking Supervisors in New York City – Times Union

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