Member Inspection of Credit Union Books, Records, and Minutes
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is issuing a proposed rule on member inspection of federal credit union (FCU) books, records, and minutes. The rule provides that a group of members representing approximately one percent of the membership, with a proper purpose and upon petition, may inspect and copy the nonconfidential portions of the credit union's books, records, and minutes. This proposal standardizes and clarifies existing member inspection rights.
Disclosure of Merger Related Compensation Arrangements
NCUA is issuing a proposed rule on mergers to require all federally insured credit unions to include in the merger plan submitted to NCUA a description of any arrangements providing a material increase in compensation or benefits to senior management officials in connection with the merger. The proposed rule also requires federal credit unions to disclose the existence of such compensation arrangements in the materials provided to members voting on whether to approve the merger. The proposed rule will ensure members of a merging federal credit union and NCUA are fully informed about arrangements providing for a material increase in compensation or benefits to senior management officials before considering whether to approve the merger. NCUA believes this requirement will assure merger decisions are based on the best interests of the members.