League News and Events 

... The Credit Union Collection Consortium will meet next on Wednesday Dec. 11 at Vibe CU in Southfield from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Attorneys Karen Rowse-Oberle and Brenda Gehringer-Grima from the firm Butler, Butler and Rowse-Oberle will update the consortium on recent trends in foreclosure and bankruptcy law. Karen and Brenda have spoken to the group in the past and convey a realistic viewpoint of issues confronting credit unions. The meeting will be at Vibe’s office located at 21100 Northwestern Highway. All credit and collection professionals are welcome to attend. The session is free and no reservations are required. If you have any questions, contact Julie Hoff at Co-op Services CU at (734) 466-6115.

... Plan ahead for 2014 training with this convenient budget worksheet from MCUL & Affiliates. Staff training is an investment and an important aspect of professional development and member service. Click here for details and pricing for scheduling staff training next year.
... Inside New NCUA Regulation Changes will be the topic of a webinar on Jan. 9, being facilitated by attorney Rob Rutkowski. While the CFPB continues to crank out new regulations daily, the NCUA has a long established system of reviewing existing regulations and opining on new ones. This insightful presentation covers the new NCUA risk management expectations, new NCUA approaches to credit union boards, the newest focus points of NCUA examinations, new liquidity requirements and other hot issues that NCUA has reviewed or will be reviewing. The session is priced at $129 per connection and takes place from 1-2 p.m. (ET). A complimentary archive which may be downloaded, saved and shared makes this a great topic for review by board members. Learn more and register here.

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