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NCUA APPROVES CORPORATE ASSESSMENT
updated 07/25/13 12:32 PM
Lower Than 2012 Assessment
A Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund assessment of eight basis points has been approved by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board for federally insured credit unions, which will bring in more than $700 million in October, the agency announced.

The 2013 assessment is 1.5 basis points lower than the 2012 assessment.

It's also "at the lowest end of the projected range of 8 to 11 basis points announced for budgeting purposes at the November 15, 2012, open board meeting," the NCUA stated in a news release. "This lower assessment reflects the strong performance of the legacy assets, success in securing legal settlements, and a steadily improving economy."

NCUA will use the funds to repay at least $650 million in stabilization fund borrowings from the Treasury Department in November and "maintain an adequate cash reserve."

Click here to read NCUA's update on the corporate assessment, and other items from its latest open board meeting.

                           
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Patronage Pool of $30.5 Million
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DBO REPS ADDRESS 'CUOLI' INVESTMENTS updated 04/14/14 01:05 PM
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California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) Commissioner Jan Owen and Deputy Commissioner of Credit Unions Erick Orellana gave attendees an overview of the department during the California Credit Union League’s 2014 Government Relations Rally (GRR) last week in Sacramento and welcomed questions from attendees.

CONGRESSMEN CONCERNED OVER RBC RULES updated 04/09/14 01:18 PM
Questions Arise During Hearing
Reps. Ed Royce, R-CA, and Brad Sherman, D-CA, questioned National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) General Counsel Mike McKenna on the effectiveness of the NCUA's proposed risk-based capital rule during a House Financial Services Committee hearing last week.