Straight to The Point: May 24, 2017

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Good morning. If you’re so inclined, City & State has released its annual Albany Power 100, a list of 100 of the most powerful individuals in New York government. On a similar note, the Legislature, House and U.S. Senate are all in session today. Here are your headlines:

star3 CUNA’s President/CEO Jim Nussle will address the general session at this year’s Annual Meeting & Convention – The Point

star3 Individuals can register for the Association’s June webinars. As a reminder, the New York Credit Union Association is offering member credit unions access to two complimentary webinars as a benefit of membership, but registrations must be made by June 30 – CU Webinar Network

star3 Credit Union Journal is hosting a free webinar at 2 p.m. today that will focus on implementing the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new Current Expected Credit Loss standard – CU Journal

star3 The U.S. Supreme Court placed tight limits on where patent lawsuits may be filed, dealing a blow to so-called patent trolls – New York Times

star3 Credit unions remain on track for record growth this year, despite the weak start for the U.S. economy in the first quarter, says CUNA economist Mike Schenk – CU Times

star3 Fintech companies are beating credit unions when it comes to helping consumers developing sound money-management habits – CU Journal

star3 State governments are seeking to regulate biometric IDs as concerns over privacy continue to be raised – CUToday

star3 The fate of the CFPB and Director Richard Cordray is in the hands of a Washington appeals court that will hear arguments today – Bloomberg

star3 The largest financial institutions seem to have a “get out of jail free card” when they intentionally skirt BSA regulations – New York’s State of Mind

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