Mellin in CUNA News: HR 1151 a time of ‘concern and excitement’

MellinBill2014HiRes4in.jpgThis week marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of HR 1151 – a historic piece of legislation that allowed credit unions to serve multiple membership groups.

The Credit Union Membership Access Act marked the culmination of a yearslong legal challenge from the bank lobby, who argued that NCUA overstepped its authority in granting AT&T Family Credit Union permission to serve multiple employer groups.

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Association condemns divisive letter to Congress from ‘tax expert’

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The New York Credit Union Association has received reports that an individual calling himself a “tax policy expert” is circulating unsolicited emails that call on small and mid-size credit unions to sign on to a letter condemning larger-asset-size credit unions. The letter to Congress claims larger credit unions are operating in a manner that is inconsistent with the tax-exempt status. Continue reading “Association condemns divisive letter to Congress from ‘tax expert’”

eScope webinar will focus on security information and event management

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eScope Solutions, a provider of managed security systems and a business partner of the New York Credit Union Association, will host a complimentary webinar Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m. The webinar will explore the company’s security information and event management, or SIEM, and event log management solutions.

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