Straight to The Point: July 30, 2018


star3 The New York Credit Union Association is again offering two complimentary webinars this year to each member credit union. As a reminder, those interested in utilizing this membership benefit should register for the webinars by Sept. 30 – NYCUA

star3 The Utica-Rome Chapter is hosting its annual charity golf tournament Aug. 6 at the Skenandoa Golf Club in Clinton, and registrations are due by Tuesday, July 31 – NYCUA

star3 eScope Solutions, a provider of managed security systems and a strategic partner of the Association, will host a complimentary webinar Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. The webinar will explain SIEM-security information and event log management – The Point

star3 By 2020, Visa predicts consumers will primarily rely on mobile payments for transactions, but other experts believe physical cards will remain a primary payment vehicle for the foreseeable future – CU Times

star3 The House Ways and Means Committee released a two-page outline commonly referred to as “Tax Reform 2.0” this week. The bill will not have any direct positive or negative effects on credit unions – CUNA

star3 The next director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency is still a mystery, but whoever succeeds Director Mel Watt once his term ends in January will have a front-and-center role in efforts to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie MacCU Journal

star3 While cybersecurity attacks are becoming regular occurrences, many Americans have little knowledge of the industry – TechRepublic

star3 New York City officials are moving to cap the number of vehicles in the city driving for Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services – New York Times

star3 A federal district court in Michigan held that a blind person had the right to sue a credit union over website accessibility, even though the person was not eligible for membership in the credit unionNew York’s State of Mind




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