April 22, 2019

Conference Early Bird Deadline Approaching

MADISON, Wis.—Time is running out to take advantage of registration savings for the 2019 World Credit Union Conference in The Bahamas, 28–31 July. The registration fee will increase US$200 per attendee after Friday, 10 May 2019.

April 19, 2019

Credit Union Leagues from Indiana, Dominica Sign Agreement

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind—John McKenzie, President of the Indiana Credit Union League (ICUL), and Phoenix Belfield, General Manager of the Dominica Co-operative Societies League Ltd. (DCSLL), signed a historic cooperation agreement to foster greater collaboration between the two credit union movements. The agreement will span areas of technical cooperation, sharing of best practices and strategic initiatives to benefit both movements.

April 15, 2019

Australia Study Trip Concludes with Credit Union Dialogs

MADISON, Wis.—A World Council of Credit Unions’ delegation of U.S. credit union industry executives wrapped up its week-long Australia Credit Union Study Trip with field visits to six different credit unions—learning about several issues that have impacts at the branch level.

April 12, 2019

Dominicans Visit U.S. in Effort to Rebuild the Island’s Credit Unions

MADISON, Wis.—Credit union executives from Dominica are in the United States to continue their work with World Council of Credit Unions in rebuilding a system devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017. The Dominicans also are meeting with member organizations of the Wisconsin Credit Union League and Indiana Credit Union League for training and information exchanges during their visit.

April 11, 2019

CUNA President/CEO Addresses Australian Credit Unions

WASHINGTON, DC—Credit Union National Association (CUNA) President and CEO Jim Nussle addressed global credit union peers during World Council of Credit Unions’ Australian Credit Union Study Trip. His keynote address at a CEO/Director meeting focused on CUNA’s efforts to advocate, unify, advance, and promote the credit union industry.

April 10, 2019

Royal Commission, Regulation Serve as Day Two Focus

MELBOURNE, Aus.—Australia’s regulatory and legislative environment was the topic of focus Wednesday for a delegation of U.S. credit union industry executives participating in a World Council of Credit Unions’ study trip this week.

April 08, 2019

World Council Leads Credit Union Study Trip to Australia

MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions leads a delegation of U.S. credit union industry executives to Australia this week for a deep-dive examination of how financial cooperatives there are working to overcome regulatory, taxation and branding challenges to grow membership and lead the way in developing innovative digital solutions.

April 04, 2019

WOCCU Seeks Further Guidance on Regulatory Proportionality

MADISON, Wis.—Following a meeting between the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and representatives of the worldwide credit union industry last week, the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) wrote to the Committee Wednesday seeking further guidance on when less-complex regulatory approaches can be warranted for credit unions. 

April 03, 2019

Anuncian los oradores principales de la Conferencia Mundial

MADISON, Wisconsin – El Consejo Mundial de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito ha confirmado a cuatro oradores de renombre mundial durante la Conferencia Mundial 2019, el principal evento global para las cooperativas financieras, del 28 al 31 de julio en las Bahamas. Se espera que más de 1,800 ejecutivos de cooperativas financieras de 60 países asistan a la conferencia, que se centrará en el liderazgo, la ciberseguridad, las tecnologías digitales y la economía.

March 29, 2019

World Council Urges Support for Regulatory Proportionality

BASEL, Switzerland—World Council of Credit Unions led an effort Friday to persuade the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to endorse proportionality—a practice that allows national and regional financial regulators to prescribe compliance standards for credit unions that are less burdensome than those required by Basel III and other international financial regulatory standards.

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