NCUA Hosting Credit Union Merger Webinar

Register Today to Learn More about Executing a Successful Merger

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Dec. 10, 2012) – The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) will host a free webinar—“Mergers: The Facts and Realities”—Friday, Dec. 14, beginning at 2 p.m. EST.

OSCUI staff and industry experts from the Filene Research Institute and CUNA will present an in-depth discussion of the ways to avoid mergers, the reasons for credit union mergers and the responsibilities of managers and boards of directors during the merger process.

The webinar will answer questions like:

  • Why do mergers happen?
  • Should merger scenarios be a part of strategic planning?
  • Who is responsible for protecting the interests of members during a merger?
  • How to maintain viability and avoid administrative mergers?
  • How to find the ideal merger partner?
  • What is the merger process?
Registration for this free NCUA webinar is now open at This link will also be used to log into the webinar after participants have registered. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website.Participants can submit questions in advance at The subject line of the email should read “OSCUI Merger Webinar.” For technical questions about accessing the webinar, please call 703-518-6440.

NCUA’s OSCUI fosters credit union development and the effective delivery of financial services for small credit unions, new credit unions and credit unions with a low-income designation.

NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of nearly 94 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions.


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