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Sine Die BBQ
Oklahoma Chapter Marks Legislative Sine Die with BBQ
May 21, 2015

An impressive number of state legislators visited the Credit Union House in Oklahoma City Tuesday. They were there for the First Annual Sine Die BBQ and reception hosted by the Greater Oklahoma City Chapter of Credit Unions.

Lending Council Donated $10K
Lending Council Donates $10K to Foundation
May 21, 2015

More happened this week at the Southwest Lending Conference than talk of loans. At the beginning of the three-day conference, the Cornerstone Lending Council presented the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation with a check for $10,000.

View the Latest Updates to Cornerstone Regulatory Grid
May 21, 2015

The latest Regulatory Grid Summary is up on the Cornerstone Credit Union League website and ready for your perusal. This informative summary gives you the most up-to-date details about current federal and state comment calls for proposed rules and regulations.

Feds Impose $1.8+ Billion in Fines against 6 Major Banking Organizations
May 21, 2015

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced it will impose fines totaling more than $1.8 billion against six major banking organizations for their unsafe and unsound practices in the foreign exchange (FX) markets. The fines, among the largest ever assessed by the Federal Reserve, include: $342 million each for UBS AG, Barclays Bank PLC, Citigroup Inc., and JPMorgan Chase & Co.; $274 million for Royal Bank of Scotland PLC (RBS); and $205 million for Bank of America Corporation

CUNA Data Breach Alert Leads to 33K Messages Sent to Congress
May 21, 2015

More than 33,000 messages from credit unions have been sent to the U.S. Congress in support of data breach legislation following Credit Union National Association’s action alerts on U.S. Senate and House bills. CUNA issued action alerts in April and May to garner support for the two bills that would provide a strong national data security standard.

Mortgage Rates Rose for thired week
Mortgage Rates Rose for Third Consecutive Week
May 21, 2015

ates continue to hover around historic lows. Freddie Mac said a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.85 percent in the week ending May 14, up from 3.80 percent last week. Thirty-year rates hit a historic low of 3.31 percent in late-2012, but a year ago, 30-year mortgages were averaging 4.21 percent.

Judge Dismisses NCUA Suit against US Bank and B of A
May 21, 2015

U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest ruled Monday that the National Credit Union Administration lacked standing to sue U.S. Bank and Bank of America over 74 of the trusts that the agency moved into new, independent trusts (Bloomberg May 19).

Hike the Hill
FBI Cybersecurity Expert to Speak at Cornerstone's Hike the Hill
May 21, 2015

You know by the ever-glowing spotlight on data breaches that cybersecurity is a hot-button issue these days—and rightfully so. Target, Home Depot, Anthem, and the many other companies continue to deal with the fallout of those breaches, as are untold numbers of consumers and financial institutions. In addition to recovery and fraud costs, credit unions have also been the victims of data breaches, and credit union principals have to wonder if they'll be next.

Tim McAlpine
Register Now for Southwest CUNA Management School
May 21, 2015

Southwest CUNA Management School (SCMS) has added an exciting new course and faculty member to the curriculum. Philosophy Is Good Business: Opportunities for Marketing and Growth features a dynamic and experienced instructor Tim McAlpine.

Resolution Requesting Repeal of Dodd-Frank Act Passes Texas House
May 20, 2015

The Texas House passed HCR 26 by Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van), a House Concurrent Resolution that urges the Congress of the United States to repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. 

BFCU's Martinez Honored
BFCU's Martinez Honored with Women of Distinction Award
May 20, 2015

The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) honored 12 outstanding Latina business and community leaders at the fourth annual Women of Distinction Awards luncheon May 8, 2015, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas.

Date Event Location
5/28/2015 Alamo Chapter Meeting San Antonio, TX
6/1/2015 Central Texas Golf Tournament Waco, TX
6/3/2015 Digital Marketing Webinar Online
6/6/2015 Amarillo Area Chapter Meeting Amarillo, TX
6/8/2015 Compliance & Audit Conference Oklahoma City, OK
6/8/2015 - 6/10/2015 HR Conference Oklahoma City, OK
6/10/2015 - 6/12/2015 Volunteers Forum Oklahoma City, OK
6/17/2015 - 6/18/2015 ALM Workshops Lubbock, TX
6/23/2015 - 6/25/2015 Hike the Hill Washington, D.C.
6/24/2015 - 6/25/2015 ALM Workshops McAllen, TX
6/27/2015 Sabine Chapter Kickball Tournament Beaumont, TX
7/7/2015 CEO Roundtable Oklahoma City, OK