Straight to The Point: May 30, 2017

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Good morning. If you had Monday off, welcome back. It’s Convention week, so hopefully all plans are in place for those of you who are attending. Congress and the Legislature don’t have session days this week. Here are your headlines:

star3 The Learning Labs at the 2017 Annual Meeting & Convention feature well-known and highly respected authorities on a wide range of issues affecting credit unions. You can now view the complete lineup of educational opportunities on the Convention website – NYCUA

star3 NCUA has released the latest issue of The NCUA Report newsletter, which features columns and insights from Acting NCUA Board Chairman J. Mark McWatters and Board Member Rick Metsger – NCUA

star3 Reminder: Filene Research Institute is seeking “credit union innovators” for the think tank’s i3 program. The program aims to bring together the best and the brightest next generation of credit union leaders in an effort to tackle the finance industry’s most flummoxing problems – The Point

star3 Monitoring non-email electronic communications is among the biggest compliance challenges for financial institutions – CU Times

star3 A new report indicates that credit unions and banks need to pay close attention to the rising threat of mobile fraud – CUToday

star3 U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in four months, signaling that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates next month – Reuters

star3 The Financial CHOICE Act is expected to be considered on the House floor the week of June 5, when Congress returns from its Memorial Day recess – The Hill

star3 Hackers are utilizing social media to hide malicious content in seemingly harmless posts and messages – New York Times

star3 The NCUA board unveiled proposed regulations last week that would create a more formal and uniform process for credit unions to appeal regulator determinations – New York’s State of Mind

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