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Tom Wolfe, Attorney with Moore Brewer Wolfe Jones Tyler and North

updated 03/04/13 07:42 PM
Legislation May Affect Your CU
A series of bills, known as the California Homeowner’s Bill of Rights, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in 2012. These new laws impact mortgage lending practices in California, and credit unions operating in the state should be aware of their provisions.

The bills include the following provisions:

  • Dual tracking prohibition
  • Robo-signing prohibition
  • Single point of contact
  • Borrower remedies
  • Foreclosure property buyer maintenance
  • Notice of sale to tenants
  • Mortgage modification pre-payment fees
  • Limited statewide grand jury investigations

Click here to read New California Mortgage Laws on Page 17 within the February/March edition of Credit Union Digest.

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SAN MATEO CU CEO TO RETIRE updated 08/29/14 04:49 PM
Barry Jolette Served 27 Years
San Mateo CU board of directors announced its CEO Barry Jolette will retire after 27 years of service. He has demonstrated a close dedication to the credit union movement through his various leadership roles on local, national, and international levels. He served as the California Credit Union League Chairman in 1996; and in 1997, he was elected to the Credit Union National Association board of directors and named its chair in 2001 (until 2003)..

NCUF RELEASES ANNUAL REPORT updated 08/29/14 02:44 PM
Activities From Last 12 Months
The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) released its 2013-2014 Annual Report, entitled “Improving People’s Financial Lives through Credit Unions.” The report highlights the organization's program and grant activities during the past 12 months.

Will Streamline Reports for CUs
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2298, legislation that will allow financial institutions which hold local agency deposits to submit their weekly reports to the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) electronically rather than through U.S. mail.

RMJ GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES 41k updated 08/27/14 12:56 PM
Event Attracts Nearly 100 Players
The Richard Myles Johnson Foundation/CUNA Mutual Golf Tournament, held Aug. 18 at the Newport Beach Country Club in Newport Beach, CA, raised $41,000 for the state foundation for credit unions in California and Nevada.