The Global Credit Union Podcast – Episode 33: WOCCU’s 2024 Global Regulatory Update

MADISON, WI (January 18, 2024) — A preview of what credit unions can expect international standard setters and national-level regulators to prioritize this year is featured on Episode 33 of The Global Credit Union Podcast.

Erin O’Hern, World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) International Advocacy and Regulatory Counsel, and Andrew Price, WOCCU Senior Vice President and International Advocacy and General Counsel, discuss WOCCU’s 2024 Global Regulatory Update, which they co-wrote.

This year’s edition of the annual publication focuses on “Financial Inclusion Through Equitable Innovation”, examining the idea that international standard setting bodies and national-level regulators must consider the institutions offering digital financial products and services as much as they examine how those deliverables are offered when contemplating new compliance requirements. They also discuss other regulatory issues covered in the Update, such as as payments, cybersecurity, sustainable finance and AML/CFT.

You can find past episodes of The Global Credit Union Podcast by clicking here. To suggest a topic or guest for a future episode, contact Greg Neumann, World Council Director of Communications, at

About World Council of Credit Unions

World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development platform for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions' financial performance and increase their outreach. World Council has implemented 300+ technical assistance programs in 90 countries. Worldwide, 82,758 credit unions in 97 countries serve 404 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at


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