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MO Participation Needed in Data Breach Surveys

Jan
17
MO Participation Needed in Data Breach Surveys

Credit unions in Missouri are asked to participate in two data breach surveys. One is a national survey through the Credit Union National Association to track the impact of the massive Target data breach during the 2013 holiday season. The other is a survey to assess the final impact of the Schnucks data breach, which had a substantial impact on many credit unions in Missouri.

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Missouri General Assembly Wraps Up First Full Week

Jan
16
Missouri General Assembly Wraps Up First Full Week

The first full week of the Missouri General Assembly wrapped up on January 16.  Lawmakers have filed nearly 800 bills so far.  There are 40 bills with potential impact on credit unions being tracked by the Missouri Credit Union Association’s (MCUA) Advocacy Department.

Financial "Tip of the Week"

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Missouri Federal Lawmakers Address Target Breach

Jan
14
Missouri Federal Lawmakers Address Target Breach

Members of the Missouri Congressional delegation are calling for action following the Target Corporation data breach. 

Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D), together with U.S. Senator John D. Rockefeller IV (D), sent a letter to Target requesting a briefing from the company’s information-security officials regarding the data breach during the 2013 holiday shopping season.

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Missouri General Assembly Begins 2014 Session

Jan
10
Missouri General Assembly Begins 2014 Session

The 2014 Missouri state legislative session kicked off in Jefferson City at noon on January 8.  Leadership of both the House and Senate provided a glimpse of their respective legislative priorities for 2014.

Leadership Outlines Legislative Priorities for 2014

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MCUA Hosts Fundraiser for Representative Kevin Austin

Jan
09
MCUA Hosts Fundraiser for Representative Kevin Austin

Missouri Credit Union House in Jefferson City was the site of a fundraising event for State Representative Kevin Austin (R – District 136) on January 7.  The event took place the night before the start of the 2014 Missouri General Assembly legislative session.

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MCUA Comments on NIST "Critical Infrastructure" Cybersecurity Framework

Jan
07
MCUA Comments on NIST "Critical Infrastructure" Cybersecurity Framework

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) also recently submitted a comment letter on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) preliminary “critical infrastructure” cybersecurity framework.

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MCUA Comments to Federal Reserve Banks on Payment System Improvements

Jan
07
MCUA Comments to Federal Reserve Banks on Payment System Improvements

Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) recently submitted a comment letter to the Federal Reserve Banks on their “Payment System Improvement – Public Consultation Paper,” commending the approach taken by the Fed Banks and engagement with stakeholders to look into ways to improve the U.S. payment system. 

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CFPB and NCUA Adopt Supplemental Rule on Appraisals for "Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans"

Dec
19
CFPB and NCUA Adopt Supplemental Rule on Appraisals for "Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans"

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), and other federal financial regulators adopted a supplemental rule that amends Reg Z-changes made by a January 2013 final rule* regarding appraisals for “higher-priced mortgage loans” (HPML)— formerly referred to as “higher-risk mortgages.” For certain mortgages with an APR that exceeds the average prime of

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NCUA Issues Final Rule on Charitable Donation Accounts

Dec
17
NCUA Issues Final Rule on Charitable Donation Accounts

In its December 12 meeting, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board adopted a final rule regarding charitable donation accounts (CDA), the creation of which the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) strongly supports.

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Missouri Federal Lawmakers Urge CFPB to Delay Mortgage Rule Implementation

Dec
17
Missouri Federal Lawmakers Urge CFPB to Delay Mortgage Rule Implementation

Six Missouri U.S. House members, along with U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R), have signed on to letters urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to delay implementation of new mortgage rules. The rules are set to take effect January 2014.

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