Fiduciary Duties at Federal Credit Unions; Mergers and Conversions of Insured Credit Unions
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is issuing a proposed rulemaking covering several related subjects. The proposal documents and clarifies the fiduciary duties and responsibilities of Federal credit union directors. The proposal adds new provisions establishing the procedures for insured credit unions merging into banks. The proposal also amends some of the existing regulatory procedures applicable to insured credit union mergers with other credit unions and conversions to banks.
Fixed Assets, Member Business Loans, and Regulatory Flexibility Program
NCUA proposes to revise certain provisions of its Regulatory Flexibility Program (RegFlex) to enhance safety and soundness for credit unions. Those provisions pertain to fixed assets, member business loans (MBL), stress testing of investments, and discretionary control of investments. Some of these revisions will require conforming amendments to NCUA's fixed assets and MBL rules.
Interagency Policy Statement on Funding and Liquidity Risk Management
The OCC, FRB, FDIC, OTS, and NCUA (the agencies) in conjunction with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), are adopting this policy statement. The policy statement summarizes the principles of sound liquidity risk management that the agencies have issued in the past and, when appropriate, supplements them with the ``Principles for Sound Liquidity Risk Management and Supervision'' issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) in September 2008.\1\ This policy statement emphasizes supervisory expectations for all depository institutions including banks, thrifts, and credit unions.