This week: Gov’t shutdown looming, cryptocurrency hearing

House and Senate leaders are expected to pass another short-term spending bill this week to avoid another government shutdown that would occur after midnight Feb. 8. NAFCU will keep credit unions updated throughout this week so they can be best prepared.

On Tuesday, the Senate Banking Committee will review virtual currencies and the oversight role of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Witnesses include both the chairmen of the SEC (Jay Clayton) and CFTC (Christopher Giancarlo).

Also this week:

  • On Tuesday, NAFCU is offering the webcast “Handling Safe Deposit Vault Disasters,” which will help credit unions overcome safe deposit challenges following natural disasters and tragic events. Learn more about the webcast and register for it here.


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