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GAC Panel Focuses on Globalization of CU Regulation

What happens at the international regulatory level is increasingly shaping what happens at home. That was the prevailing message during a breakout session WOCCU VP Of Advocacy Andrew Price helped lead on the globalization of credit union regulation at Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C.

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WOCCU Global Regulatory Update

WOCCU has issued its 2020 Global Regulatory Update to provide a look forward to global issues that may affect credit unions and other cooperatives.  Proportionality, AML/CFT, Privacy and Open Banking, and Sustainable Finance are all discussed.

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Ukraine Approves Regulatory Changes Supported by WOCCU/USAID

Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice has approved a new set of financial standards developed with significant support from senior experts at the World Council of Credit Unions/USAID Credit for Agriculture Producers (CAP) Project. The move sets the stage for improved strengthening, safety and soundness in the country’s credit union market—and building a foundation for long-term growth.

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Basel Committee Reinforces Need for Proportional Credit Union Regulations

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the Basel Consultative Group (BCG) issued a joint statement supporting the use of proportionality when implementing Basel III—a set of guidelines developed to ensure internationally active banks meet minimum requirements on capital adequacy, stress testing and market-liquidity risk. It's a position long advocated for by World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) on behalf of its members.

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The Regulatory Telegraph is an online digest of the information you must know to ensure your cooperative financial institution remains in compliance with the modern (and future) regulatory environment.