Pressing Regulatory & Compliance Issues Audio Conference

March 7, 2013
1:00–2:00 p.m. Central Time

Cost: Free to affiliated credit unions for the live audio conference (includes live and 6 months access to the archive)

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About This Event

Learn the need-to-know updates in credit union compliance.
New in 2013! The Pressing Regulatory & Compliance Issues Audio Conferences will be offered at no cost to affiliated credit unions. These audio conferences will provide an overview of today’s most pressing regulatory and compliance hot topics.

Plus – Select key issues discussed in the audio conference will be scheduled in a follow-up webinar that will go into more detail.

During this audio conference, you will:
  • Learn about the latest legislative developments affecting credit unions
  • Hear an update on CFPB rules including international remittance transfers, mortgage servicing, ability to repay and originator compensation
  • Review NCUA issues including pending proposals & a summary of the February NCUA Board Meeting
  • Discuss proposals currently open for comment:
    • FFIEC request for comment on Social Media – Consumer Compliance Risk Management Guidance (3/25)
    • FASB proposed accounting standards update: Credit losses on financial instruments (4/30)
    • NCUA request for comment: Regulatory Review for 2013 (8/5)
  • Review the three mortgage provisions that go into effect June 1, 2013
  • Review the credit agency rating regulation that goes into effect June 11, 2013
Register for the remaining audios in this series:
June 5: Pressing Regulatory & Compliance Issues Audio Conference
September 4: Pressing Regulatory & Compliance Issues Audio Conference
December 5: Pressing Regulatory & Compliance Issues Audio Conference

    How many people from my credit union can call in?

    Each registration provides call access for one phone line or person. While the audio conference can be listened to by several people at once (in a conference room, for example), the registered individual is the only person who will receive transcript credit for attending.

    Is a recording available for purchase?

    Yes, you can share the information with other staff by ordering a recording of the audio conference (even if you couldn't attend the live call). Archives will be available within 48 hours of the live audio. Click here to register for the archived version.

    Archive Option Available

    Can't attend at this time? Click here for the archived version.

    Who Should Attend

    This audio conference is beneficial to credit union compliance professionals, league compliance professionals, management, directors/volunteers and anyone interested in any of the individual topics.

    Affiliation with CUNA/League is required for attendance.


    Mary Dunn
    Mary is senior vice president and deputy general counsel for the Credit Union National Association in Washington, DC. Mary currently leads CUNA's Regulatory Advocacy Department, which is comprised of three attorneys in addition to her. In this capacity, she presents credit union interests before the National Credit Union Administration, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Trade Commission, and other federal agencies.

    Mary is responsible for correspondence with government agencies, including all regulatory comment letters CUNA files. She ensures that credit union regulatory developments are communicated to CUNA members on a timely basis through such publications as CUNA's RegWatch, a biweekly electronic newsletter. She is a frequent speaker at CUNA and league meetings. Mary is chief staff liaison to CUNA's Examination and Supervision Subcommittee and to the CUNA Federal Credit Union Subcommittee; she is also a liaison to the CUNA Governmental Affairs Committee.

    Ryan Donovan
    Ryan joined the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) as vice president of Legislative Affairs in September 2007. Combining his experiences as a Congressional staff member and credit union league employee, Ryan is responsible for the coordination and supervision of the activities of CUNA’s lobbying team which represents the interests of the credit union movement before both houses of Congress.

    Prior to joining CUNA, Ryan worked for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues as director of Federal Government Affairs. He also served as a member of the Congressional staffs of Representative Brad Sherman (D-CA) and former House Democratic Leader Richard A. Gephardt (D-MO).

    During his tenure in Representative Sherman’s office, Ryan quickly rose through the ranks from legislative assistant to become chief of staff and legislative director. Ryan staffed Representative Sherman on the House Financial Services Committee and worked on legislation that moved through the committee including Check 21, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction (FACT) Act, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act. As the Congressman’s chief of staff, he also had responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the Washington Congressional office.

    Kathleen Thompson
    Kathleen is senior vice president and associate general counsel for the Credit Union National Association. For almost 30 years, she has represented credit unions before the National Credit Union Administration, the Federal Reserve Board, the Treasury Department, the Federal Trade Commission, and other federal agencies. She is currently focusing her efforts on increasing CUNA's compliance information to leagues and credit unions, and on providing assistance in the drafting of legislation and the preparation of testimony for Congress. Kathleen appears regularly before credit union groups to discuss current congressional and regulatory events and to present compliance seminars.

    Valerie Moss
    Valerie is director of compliance information for CUNA Regulatory Affairs in the Washington, DC office. Valerie works closely with CUNA’s Publications and Web Services Departments to deliver useful and accurate compliance information in a user-friendly format to CUNA’s members. She is the editor of both Credit Union Magazine’s Compliance Matters and CUNA’s e-Guide to Federal Laws and Regulations.

    Colleen Kelly
    Colleen is the federal compliance counsel in the Credit Union National Association Regulatory Affairs Department. She analyzes regulations to determine their impact on the operations of credit unions and provides compliance information to credit unions through CUNA’s CompBlog, NewsNow, eGuide to Federal Laws and Regulations, Credit Union Magazine and other resources. She works closely with CUNA’s Center for Professional Development to provide educational products and programs to support credit unions’ compliance efforts, and provides support to CUNA’s lobbyists on consumer legislation.

    Colleen has worked for CUNA for more than 17 years in both Regulatory Affairs and State Government Affairs. Prior to joining CUNA, she worked for the Colorado Credit Union League doing governmental affairs and regulatory compliance.

    Michael McLain
    Michael is assistant general counsel and senior compliance counsel at CUNA in Madison, Wisconsin. He works with CUNA Center for Professional Development to ensure its products and services are in compliance with and accurately portray federal regulations affecting credit unions. He also answers compliance questions from state credit union leagues and credit unions. Michael is a regular contributor of compliance related articles to Credit Union Magazine.

    Prior to joining CUNA’s legal department, Michael served for approximately 10 years as vice president and corporate counsel to a $300 million credit union in northeast Ohio and for nearly two years as vice president and corporate counsel to a $500 million credit union in central Pennsylvania.


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