July 18, 2018

Digital Technologies Are Becoming More Human

SINGAPORE — Keynote speaker Shivvy Jervis, a multi-award-winning futurist, advisor, and innovation strategist focused on rewiring technology and using digital firepower to best serve human needs during Tuesday’s general session at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference.

July 17, 2018

Global Women’s Leadership Network Presents Athena Award

SINGAPORE — The Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) presented the Athena Award to Manfred Alfonso Dasenbrock, Sicredi Confederation Chair and World Council board director during Tuesday’s general session at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference. The award, inspired by the goddess of Greek mythology who stands for strength, courage, and wisdom is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to women's leadership in the international credit union movement. 

July 17, 2018

World Council Board Takes Office

SINGAPORE — Steven Stapp has been elected the Chair of World Council of Credit Unions Board of Directors. Stapp is President/CEO of Unitus Community Credit Union in Portland, Oregon and formally took office during the World Credit Union Conference General Session on 17 July 2018 in Singapore.

July 16, 2018

Technology in Finance is a Game Changer

SINGAPORE — Keynote speaker Chris Skinner, fintech expert and best-selling author, spoke about the changes in fintech and how the future of business is being reinvented during Monday's general session at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference.

July 15, 2018

2018 World Credit Union Conference Kicks Off in Singapore

SINGAPORE — World Council of Credit Unions welcomed over 1,400 people from 58 countries at the Suntec Convention Center in Singapore, on July 15 for the opening ceremonies of the 2018 World Credit Union Conference.

June 21, 2018

Worldwide Foundation & Illinois Credit Union System Activate Guatemala Relief Fund

MADISON, Wis – The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, in partnership with the Illinois Credit Union System (Illinois Credit Union League and ICUL Service Corporation), is putting a call out to the movement to aid our Guatemalan peer credit unions, their employees and members to provide immediate disaster relief support.

June 05, 2018

Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions Launches New Website

MADISON, Wis. — The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WF), the official philanthropic arm of the World Council recently launched its new website, DoGlobalGood.org and tagline, Do Good. Do Global Good., as a new vehicle for credit unions to participate in the global credit union movement. 

April 30, 2018

CULedger Joins World Council

MADISON, Wis. — The World Council of Credit Unions Board of Directors unanimously approved the membership application for CULedger in the first quarter of 2018.

April 26, 2018

Early Bird Deadline Approaching for World Credit Union Conference

MADISON, Wis. — Time is running out to take advantage of early bird registration savings for World Council of Credit Unions' 2018 World Credit Union Conference in Singapore, 15–18 July. The registration fee will increase US$200 per attendee after 11 May.

April 25, 2018

World Council Urges Increased Private-Sector Input During Anti-Money Laundering Evaluations to Reduce Regulatory Burden

VIENNA — World Council of Credit Unions (World Council) engaged the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) during the FATF’s Private Sector Consultative Forum held April 23-24, 2018 at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna to urge increased engagement with the private sector during evaluations of national anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regulations. The FATF, which is based in Paris, France, is the global standard setting body for AML/CFT rules and conducts periodic “mutual evaluations” of national-level AML/CFT supervision. The FATF’s mutual evaluation of the United States of America’s Bank Secrecy Act regulations and guidance is expected to begin this summer.

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