CCH, CUNA Offer One-stop Source For Credit Union Compliance

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., April 14, 2003) – Now there’s a one-stop source for all the information a credit union or its advisor needs to maintain compliance at both the federal and state levels. CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of financial services information and software, in partnership with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), is offering the Credit Union Library to give professionals instant, electronic access to essential compliance information over the Internet or on CD-ROM. For more information or to order, call 1-800-449-6435 or visit

The Credit Union Library lets those concerned with compliance access full-text law and helpful explanations to ensure compliance at both the federal and state levels. CCH’s advanced search functions and useful checklists speed research and help pinpoint areas that need to be addressed. Periodic updates ensure that subscribers will stay up-to-date on ever-changing regulations and compliance procedures.

"Simply put, no other publication can match the quality, depth, organization or timeliness of the information provided in the Credit Union Library," said Karyn Blong, marketing manager for CCH’s Business and Finance Group.

Comprehensive Coverage

The Credit Union Library includes all of the following document types:

  • CUNA Explanatory Information
  • CUNA Compliance Checklists
  • NCUA Publications and Issuances
  • Frequently Referenced Laws/Regulations
  • Federal Register Notices
  • Federal Laws
  • Federal Regulations
  • FRB Publications and Issuances
  • FFIEC Publications
  • GAO Publications
  • IRS Publications
  • State Laws and Regulations

The explanatory information from CUNA’s E-Guide to Federal Laws and Regulations and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) publications provide valuable interpretive guidance. The CUNA information includes analysis of regulations and policies, with supporting articles. Topics include dual chartering, fair lending, Family and Medical Leave Act, field of membership and privacy.

The CUNA Compliance Checklists provide lists in a question-and-answer format, addressing specific provisions of the laws and regulations. An introduction to each checklist highlights the law or regulation, and identifies what a credit union needs to do to be in compliance. Working through the list and answering the questions quickly identifies areas of compliance that you will need to address.

NCUA publications include Call Reports, Corporate Examiner’s Guide, Credit Union Opportunities Annual Report, Directory of Federally Insured Credit Unions, Privacy Choices and Frequently Asked Questions. Issuances include Bulletins; Administrative Orders; General Counsel Opinion Letters; Interpretive Rulings and Policy Statements; and Regulatory Alerts.

Federal and state laws and regulations and issuances of federal agencies applicable to credit unions, such as those of the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, the General Accounting Office and the Internal Revenue Service are provided as well, making this the most comprehensive resource available.

Availability and Pricing

For more information or to subscribe to the Credit Union Library, call CCH at 1-800-449-6453 or visit the CCH Online Store at A one-year, single-user subscription to the Credit Union Library on the CCH Internet Research NetWork is $1,015 plus applicable tax, shipping and handling; a one-year, single-user subscription on CD-ROM is $810 plus applicable tax, shipping and handling.

About CUNA

CUNA, based in Washington, D.C., and Madison, Wisconsin, is the premier national trade association serving America's credit unions. The not-for-profit trade group is governed by volunteer directors who are elected by their credit union peers. In partnership with state credit union leagues, CUNA provides many services to credit unions, including representation, information, public relations, continuing professional education and business development.

With its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, Credit Union National Association serves more than 90% of America's 10,000 credit unions, which are owned by more than 83 million consumer members. Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives where people are worth more than money. For more information, visit


CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Illinois, was founded in 1913 and has served four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces more than 700 electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities, human resources, health care and small business markets. CCH is a Wolters Kluwer company. The CCH web site can be accessed at The CCH Business and Finance Group web site can be accessed at

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