Straight to The Point: February 6

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Good morning. In the House, the Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing to review the annual report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council. In the U.S. Senate, the Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “Beneficial Ownership: Fighting Illicit International Financial Networks Through Transparency.” The Legislature will also convene today. Here’s what else is happening on this Tuesday morning:

star3 Last week, the Association hosted a complimentary webinar for member credit unions to explain the AffirmX platform and how it can enhance a credit union’s compliance program. A recorded version of the webinar is now available for viewing – NYCUA

star3 New York credit union leaders are encouraged to attend the CU Reality Check event—hosted by the MD|DC, New Jersey and Pennsylvania leagues—March 12-14 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in Pennsylvania – NYCUA

star3 Registration is open for the 2018 Frontline Compliance Certificate Program, a seven-part webinar series designed to equip frontline credit union staff with the skills and understanding they need to stay in compliance – NYCUA

star3 After having their lawsuit tossed, a plaintiff whose suit against a credit union and its website alleging Americans with Disabilities Act violations is back with an amended complaint – CUToday

star3 Bank of America’s move to curtail free checking is a gift to credit union marketers – CUNA

star3 Phishing attacks and W-2 scams are expected to continue to rise because of the success attackers had in the past several years – CU Times

star3 A federal judge dismissed the Lower East Side People’s FCU lawsuit that challenged Mick Mulvaney’s appointment as acting director of the CFPB – Reuters

star3 Large banks, under pressure from a socially conscious group, released details of gender pay-gaps at their institutions, but they chose a forgiving way of measuring it – American Banker

star3 The blog examines what makes a catch in football… plus some compliance stuff – New York’s State of Mind

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