Straight to The Point: August 17, 2017

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Good morning. There is no legislative or regulatory action slated for today. Here is what’s happening in the world of credit unions on this Thursday morning:

star3 Credit union leaders from throughout the state gathered at the all-new River’s Casino & Resort in Schenectady this week for the New York Credit Union Association’s Northeast Economic Forum – The Point

star3 Registration is open for the 2017 Marketing Conference, which will be held Nov. 2-3 in Saratoga Springs. Over the course of two days, attendees will learn about the latest marketing trends and tactics specifically for credit unions – NYCUA

star3 Filene Research Institute will host a free webinar at 2 p.m. today that will focus on digital lending strategies that tap into credit unions’ current strengths – Filene

star3 Cybercrime attacks reached their highest level ever, with 144 million incidents detected the last quarter – CU Times

star3 Paul Cook (R-CA) is requesting signatures from his House colleagues on a letter asking the Department of Defense to exempt credit unions from the July 2015 amendments to the Military Lending Act – CUToday

star3 The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low last week – Reuters

star3 The Republican tax reform plan could blow a hole in the nation’s deficit for several years, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) said – The Hill

star3 The 30-year-old protocol used by vehicle sensors to communicate may have to be rewritten following a proof-of-concept attack that can disable airbags, parking sensors and safety systems – CUinfoSecurity

star3 The CFPB has officially issued in the Federal register, several highly technical changes to the TRID disclosure requirements – New York’s State of Mind

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