Conferences & Workshops

Your League hosts a variety of affordable conferences and workshops throughout the year on the latest topics and trends from industry experts.  Please check this page often for updates on scheduled events.  




Compliance Workshop

May 18
League Office
Cost: $239 per attendee (includes lunch, refreshments, and handouts)


Regulatory compliance issues continue to create challenges for credit unions. This workshop will discuss hot compliance topics and offer an in-depth analysis of the most current, proposed and final rules.

Deposit Account Hot Topics

  • Share Insurance Coverage for IOLTA Accounts - Discern what escrow accounts are now eligible for share insurance coverage
  • FinCEN Enhanced Due Diligence Requirements - Find out more about FinCEN’s rule related to enhanced due diligence requirements for business accounts

Operations Hot Topics

  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) - Identify what your credit union needs to do to be in compliance with the FCC’s recent declaratory ruling regarding the TCPA

Lending Hot Topics

  • Flood Insurance Requirements - Learn about your credit union’s responsibilities under the revisions to NCUA Part 760 effective in January
  • Military Lending Act - Understand how the Department of Defense’s recent changes to the MLA will affect your lending operations
  • Home Mortgage Disclosure Act - Find out about the sweeping changes to Regulation C and how they will affect your lending operations beginning in 2018
  • Loan Originator Training Requirements - Unlock the mystery surrounding loan originator training requirements found in Regulation Z

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Update

  • Learn more about the CFPB’s supervisory observations in 2015 including compliance issues with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Homeowner’s Protection Act
  • Identify the CFPB’s examination priorities in 2016 including loan originator compensation, the ability to repay rule and marketing service agreements under RESPA Section 8

About the Instructor - Michael R. Christians, Compliance Attorney

In his role as Compliance Attorney, Michael assists credit unions across the country with ensuring their compliance programs conform to Federal rules. In addition, he helps credit unions strategically plan for upcoming compliance changes, provides counsel relative to current laws and regulations, and offers training and education services to credit union professionals.  As a recognized speaker on the national circuit, Michael regularly presents at CUNA’s compliance schools and individual league-sponsored state events.
Michael has more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry in a variety of legal and compliance related positions. He received his law degree from Drake University Law School and was admitted to the Iowa Bar in April 2014. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Iowa State Bar Association. Michael has earned CUNA’s Credit Union Compliance Expert Designation (CUCE).

CUNA's NMLS-Approved 8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive 2016 MLO Course #6030*

May 19, 2016
League Office

Cost: $299 per attendee (includes lunch, refreshments, and handouts)

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


The rules issued by the CFPB pursuant to Dodd-Frank amended Regulation Z require that a loan originator must receive periodic training. This training covers Federal and State law requirements that relate to the individual loan originator's origination activities. One way to obtain a safe harbor is for the MLO to receive NMLS-approved training.

CUNA's NMLS-approved course is instructed by PolicyWorks' Michael Christians and covers:NMLS Approved Course ID 6030 web

  •  Federal Law and Regulations 
    •  Truth in Lending Act / Regulation Z 
    •  Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act / Regulation X 
    •  Fair Credit Reporting Act / Regulation V 
  •  Ethics, Consumer Protection and Fair Lending 
    • · Equal Credit Opportunity Act / Regulation B 
    •  Fair Housing Act 
    •  Home Mortgage Disclosure Act / Regulation C 
    •  Servicemember Civil Relief Act 
  •  Non-Traditional Mortgage Products 
    •  Interagency Guidance on Non-Traditional Mortgage Products 
    •  Adjustable Rate Mortgages 
    •  Home Equity Lines of Credit 
    •  Statement on Subprime Mortgage Lending 
    •  Private Mortgage Insurance 
    •  Higher Priced Mortgage Loans 
    •  High-Cost Mortgages 
  •  Undefined Mortgage Instruction 
    •  SAFE Act 
    •  Mortgage Product Advertising Rules 
    •  Flood Insurance

For additional information, Mortgage Loan Originator training, please contact Tracy Blaske, CUNA's Director of Compliance Education at 608-231-4030 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   MLO testing optional.  Attendees will not be eligible for Safe Harbor Protection if not testing. 



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