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From the Editors of CU Weekly
'IOLTA' BILL: A BIG WIN FOR MOVEMENT
|Robert Reck, First Vice President and Business Services Department Manager for North Island CU
12/15/14 10:36 AM
Two Credit Unions React
The Senate’s passage of H.R. 3468 on Thursday is big news for federally-insured credit unions in California and Nevada that serve attorney firms and other businesses, and could open the door to deepening current relationships and attracting new prospects.
Now awaiting consideration by President Barack Obama, the Credit Union Share Insurance Fund Parity Act (H.R. 3468) would extend deposit share insurance for Interest On Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTAs), putting credit unions on par with banks. Credit unions would be able to accept deposits from attorneys, insurance agents, and other businesses that hold funds for clients in a trust capacity.
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