Event Calendar

April 2013 – June 2014

Apr 17 Wed
BSA and Red Flag Training @ Credit Union League of Conecticut
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Nick Moalli, VP Credit Union Services, CT League
Judy Britt, Training & Compliance Coordinator, CT League

PROGRAM

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All credit union personnel and volunteers are required to receive BSA training on an annual basis.  Attendees will be provided with an anti-money laundering overview on the following topics:  BSA purpose and applicability; Minimal NCUA/FinCen requirements for BSA compliance; Member Identification Programs; Member Due Diligence; Situations covered by SARs; Tips on completing CTRs and SARs; SAR confidentiality; Penalties for failing to comply with SAR and CTR requirements; Recommendations for designing BSA; USA PATRIOT Act; and OFAC policies. 

RED FLAG
Topics will include: Designing Red Flag policies and procedures; Maintaining internal logs and reports; and Tips and trends for identifying Red Flag activity to determine if reports should be filed.

Click here  for the flyer and Registration Form.

A Certificate of Achievement will be distributed to attendees of League-affiliated CUs.  A light dinner will be provided.

Event Registration

May 14 Tue
Payment Systems – Speaker Workshop Series @ Ashlar Village
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Payment Systems - Speaker Workshop Series @ Ashlar Village | Wallingford | Connecticut | United States

Morning – Melanie Gluck, MasterCard

Afternoon – Tucker Foote, MasterCard

Morning Session: The Next Generation of Payments: The Future is Now

There is an urgent need for U.S. Payment Providers to position EMV and Mobile technology as strategic imperatives.

Have any of the following questions been addressed at your credit union?

  • What is EMV?
    • How is it used outside of the U.S.?
    • Why are we talking about it now?
    • What are the liability shift timelines for issuers and merchants?
    •  What are the key benefits (reduced fraud and loyalty/usage uptake)
  • What is our strategy related to EMV?
  • Do we agree it’s important?
  • Do we think the time is right to think about reissue on a mass or rolling basis?
  • How long would it take to be ready?
  • Have we discussed a mobile payments strategy?
  • Are we concerned about losing transactions?

To address these issues, we are pleased to present a Retail Payments Strategy Discussion. The program will feature an overview of EMV and Mobile Technology and how they will affect your short- and long-term retail strategies.

Afternoon Session: Payment Systems Legislation & Regulatory Compliance

Given the current credit regulation tenor and speculation on the possibility of heightened oversight, this workshop will address how to protect your debit and credit card operations from further
legislative intervention.

Specific legislative topics will include:

  • The merchant community’s lobbying efforts to expand interchange regulations;
  • Future restrictions on prepaid products; and,
  • Data security legislation with a specific focus on notification procedures and breach liability requirements.

Event Registration

 

May 30 Thu
2013 CT Governmental Affairs Conference
8:30 am – 1:00 pm

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CT Governmental Affairs Conference

Thursday, May 30th
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hilton Hartford
315 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Your attendance is needed at this important conference to show our legislators that we are a united force!

Other Confirmed Speakers

•  Banking Commissioner Howard Pitkin
•  Senator Richard Blumenthal
•  Senator Chris Murphy
•  Congressman John Larson
•  State Representative and Republican Leader Lawrence Cafero

 This event is free to affiliated credit unions.


Register Today!

Contact Susan O’Loughlin at soloughlin@culct.coop or 203-608-7061.


Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear first-hand federal and state updates from our governor and elected officials!

The conference begins at 8:30 with a continental breakfast with our first speaker beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ends with a buffet luncheon beginning at noon. Parking is in the Hilton Garage Parking area and will be validated.

Register today by contacting Susan O’Loughlin at soloughlin@culct.coop or 203-608-7061!

Sep 18 Wed
Affordable Care Act @ League Education Center
9:30 am – 11:30 am

Affordable Care Act: What You Need to Know

Topics:

  • Global Overview of Healthcare Changes
  • Challenges for CUs of All Employee Sizes
  • Issues for CUs to Consider When Reviewing Healthcare
  • Information on CT Network Options

Click for the Registration Flyer!

Oct 18 Fri
Premier Wine Tasting Event! @ Mohegan Sun
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Premier Wine Tasting Event!

Dress: Black Tie Optional/Dressy Dinner-Cocktail Party Wear

Cost: $100 per person ($75 for Young Professionals)*
*If you would like to assist our political action committee with your payment to this event please contact Kelly Fuhlbrigge. Otherwise, credit union checks can be made out to Credit Union League of CT. Payment can be made the day of the event.

Click for event registration form and hotel discount information.

Please FAX registration forms to Susan O’Loughlin at 203-294-4882 or email them to kfuhlbrigge@culct.coop. Thank You!

Dec 18 Wed
Prize-Linked Savings Webinar
10:00 am

Please join us for a webinar to discuss Prize-Linked Savings (PLS) opportunities in Connecticut on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

To register please contact Susan O’Loughlin at soloughlin@culct.coop.

During the 2013 legislative session, the CT General Assembly passed a bill that allows credit unions to offer savings promotion raffles – savings products that offer prizes in order to incent increased savings activity.  Connecticut is the 8thstate to pass similar legislation, following in the footsteps of Nebraska, Rhode Island, Washington, North Carolina, Maryland, Maine, and Michigan.As financial institutions, you are acutely aware of the importance of savings as part of someone’s financial portfolio.

The webinar will feature Doorways to Dreams Fund, a national non-profit that has been providing technical assistance, advice, and evaluation for PLS products around the country.  In this webinar, we will cover:

  • The basics of PLS
  • Overview of Connecticut law
  • Success/Impact in other states
  • Implementation considerations/how-tos

Please join us for a great conversation. Attending this webinar is not considered to be an indication of commitment to offer the product – the goal of the meeting is to get a shared understanding of the opportunity, discuss options in Connecticut, and see what credit unions would like to explore a prize-linked savings product. Please share this invitation with any relevant staff or other credit union partners.

For more information about savings promotion raffles/prize-linked savings products, the experience in Michigan with Save to Win, and additional new research, please visit

http://www.d2dfund.org/prize_linked_savings

Jan 21 Tue
411 on Politics in Industries with Senator Murphy @ Morton's Steakhouse
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb 23 Sun
CUNA GAC @ Washington Convention Center
12:00 pm – February 27, 2014 @ 3:00 pm

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CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference

One Cause. One Voice.

Plan to attend the nation’s capital for the 2014 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) to Unite for Good.
Rally for the powerful credit union cause and connect with leaders from across the United States.

CUNA GAC is the biggest week of the year for credit unions. More than 4,000 credit union people come together to:
• Hear from influential legislators, policymakers and credit union experts on the political landscape and its effect on credit unions
• Identify new strategies for building and maintaining America’s awareness and trust
• Network with credit union leaders
• Attend breakout sessions on the hottest issues in the movement
• Tour the largest vendor showcase in the financial services industry
• Tell Congress our story at state Hike the Hill visits

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Please wait for word from Kelly Fuhlbrigge for registration information!

This past year, CUNA and the leagues launched a shared strategic vision for credit unions nationwide: Americans choose credit unions as their best financial partner.

To make our vision a reality, we must come together to remove barriers – like the threat to the credit union tax status -  create awareness and foster service excellence. We all need to Unite for Good.

We have an opportunity to accomplish a lot for the movement this year, and need your involvement to make it happen. Come to Washington, D.C. to tell our shared story and protect the credit union difference.

Jun 2 Mon
Young Professionals: 411 on Politics and Industries @ Salute
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jun 5 Thu
Board Financial Training @ League Education Center
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Follow this link to learn more and register.