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KNOW HOW 'UCL' CAN AFFECT YOUR CU
updated 01/16/14 03:12 AM
Court Case Sheds Light on Issue
In Rose v. Bank of America, the California Supreme Court held that a claim under California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL) may be based on violations of the federal Truth in Savings Act (TISA) even though Congress repealed the provision of TISA authorizing a private right of action.

The UCL is found in California Business and Professions Code §17200, et seq., and defines “unfair competition” as any business act or practice that is unlawful, unfair or fraudulent, as well as deceptive, unfair, untrue, or misleading advertising.

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CELEBRATE 100 MILLION MEMBERSHIPS updated 07/24/14 03:42 PM
National Awareness Campaign
The credit union movement is on pace to reach 100 million memberships this summer. To commemorate this milestone, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) launched the “100 Million Memberships” campaign, and invites all credit unions to participate.

ECONOMY 'WELL POSITIONED AND READY' updated 07/23/14 02:06 PM
CUs Can Target Growth Areas
As the economy expands throughout the latter half of 2014, credit unions should focus particularly on the largest employment sectors and growth in these areas, according to California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Chief Economist Dwight Johnston in his latest Credit Union Digest column.

STORY ON CONGRESSMAN ISSA CLARIFIED updated 07/22/14 11:53 AM
'Misrepresents Facts,' Dykstra Says
Some within the credit union industry may have read the recently published Credit Union Times article regarding remarks from Rep. Darrell Issa, R-CA, in relation to the credit union movement.

GIGI HYLAND TALKS PHILOSOPHY AT WCMS updated 07/21/14 04:11 PM
Foundation Leader Addresses Colloquium
The foundational philosophy of credit unions isn’t dead. But keeping true to the movement’s ideology means staying nimble in how it’s executed and harboring an open mind to change.