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LSCU eNews Weekly May 17, 2010
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Reg reform legislation may go to vote this week

All signs point to a reg reform legislation vote this week after two weeks of amendment debates.  [ Read Full Article ]

Interchange fees amendment passes Senate vote
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) passes legislation that requires interchange fees to be regulated by the government.
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NCUA considers splitting share insurance, corp. fees

NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz Aims to improve each fund’s transparency while keeping overall costs constant. [ Read Full Article ]

AC&E Exhibit Hall features first-rate products and services from 115 companies

Exhibitors at the LSCU's 1st AC&E will display products and services that provide effective business growth opportunities for credit unions.         [ Read Full Article ]

LSCU CEO Patrick La Pine previews the AC&E

LSCU CEO Patrick La Pine is featured in a new audio podcast previewing the AC&E. [ Read Full Article ]

Compensation survey headed to credit unions this week

The LSCU is conducting a compensation survey over the next few weeks that will become the LSCU Compensation Report later this summer.  [ Read Full Article ]

NCUA Virtual Town Hall meeting set for June 28

Join a virtual Town Hall meeting on June 28 and participate in a discussion of current events with Chairman Debbie Matz. [ Read Full Article ]

More than $12 million available for VITA and elderly tax counseling grants

$12 million will be available from the IRS for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) grants. The deadline is July 9, 2010. The NCUA VITA Initiative also provides funds to low income credit unions.  [ Read Full Article ]

$25 million in deposits during Youth Savings Week

Credit unions across the country helped kids save nearly $25 million dollars during Youth Savings challenge.  [ Read Full Article ]

International Credit Union Day set for October 21

The theme for the 2010 International Credit Union Day has been released.  [ Read Full Article ]

Governmental Affairs News
A closer look at next steps for reg reform

The Senate Majority Leader is expected to file a cloture motion Monday or Tuesday of this week leading to a vote by midweek.   [ Read Full Article ]

NCUA Chairman Matz seeking changes to reg reform before vote

NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz wrote letters to two Senators urging changes to Senate reg restructuring bill. [ Read Full Article ]

Governor Crist most likely to call a special session

Florida unemployment numbers will be released this week and the Governor will call a special session for legislators.  [ Read Full Article ]

Compliance Corner
InfoSight Newsletter features Succession Planning
Does your credit union have a succession plan? If not, you're not alone.
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Compliance calendar and training schedule

Upcoming dates to remember and training opportunities are noted. [ Read Full Article ]

Cooperative Initiatives News
CFA fake check scam brochure available

The LSCU and CFA have partnered to offer credit unions a fake check scam brochure for distribution to membership.   [ Read Full Article ]

"Hybrid" approach regarding loan disclosures does not meet regulatory scrutiny

CUNA Mutual disavows the "hybrid" approach to loan disclosures to borrowers. [ Read Full Article ]

News from You
Guardian Credit Union awards seven scholarships to local students

Guardian Credit Union, Montgomery AL, awarded seven area high school students $1,000 college scholarships based on academic achievements and community involvement. [ Read Full Article ]

National Mortgage Lending Conference schedule announced

CU Members Mortgage announces date, location for 14th Annual National Mortgage Lending Conference. [ Read Full Article ]

SBA honors Fairwinds Credit Union as a top North Florida small business lenders

FAIRWINDS Credit Union receives award from SBA. [ Read Full Article ]

Credit union employment opportunities posted online
View job opportunities in Florida and Alabama credit unions.
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Schedule of upcoming events
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