Risk & Insurance Insider

Emerging Risks: May 2022

Staying current on emerging risks, loss trends, and integrating risk management into your day-to-day business plans and operations is critical.

Access these Risk Resources to Help You Stay Ahead

Emerging Risks Outlook


Check out key Q&A and insights for six new emerging risks - CUSOs; Workplace Violence; Marijuana-Related Business Services; Vendor Program Management; Mergers & Acquisitions; and Remote Work & Technology.

Elder Financial Abuse Risk Overview


Financial abuse of older Americans continues to increase at alarming rates. The key to spotting elder financial abuse is recognizing common schemes and being on the lookout for red flags.

Elder Financial Exploitation Abuse Policy Guidelines


Review situational examples and the necessary guidelines on developing a policy on what employees should do when elder financial exploitation abuse is suspected.

Virtual Office Hours: Transactions & Fraud


Join our Risk Consultants on June 15 as they share insights. perspectives, and mitigation tips related to top-of-mind transaction risks and fraud in this live, one-hour question and answer session.

To discuss how to identify risk, mitigate losses, and receive insightful resources and tested practices, Ask a Risk Consultant or call 800.637.2676.


Emerging Risks: February 2022

Resources to Help

Emerging Risks Outlook


While each credit union has its own unique risk footprint, these seven web pages introduce you to emerging risks, loss trends, Q&A, and insightful resources that most likely should be on your radar. Find out which risks and litigation trends made it.

Risk Management Resource Snapshot - 2021


Check out which risk management resources and which topics were most widely accessed by you and your credit union peers in 2021.

Wire Transfer Fraud & Compliance On-Demand Webinar


With the ease and quickness of moving large sums of money, wire transfers have become a high-risk activity frequently targeted by fraudsters. Learn loss trends and mitigation tips from our experienced Risk Consultants in this popular virtual event.

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Know someone at your credit union that needs access to the Protection Resource Center, RISK Alerts, or is not receiving virtual event invites? Share this resource on how to get signed up.

Emerging Risks: October 2021

Resources to Help

Call Center Fraud Risk Overview


Inbound call centers are increasingly exploited by the scammer to deliver sensitive member details that can be used in account takeovers or other illicit activities. Find out how!

Special Events Consideration Risk Overview & Checklist


The pandemic leads to rethinking and redefining your member educational events, holiday parties and annual meetings. Ensure you meet the appropriate procedures and protocols.

Collection Letters Risk Overview


Litigation and class action lawsuits alleging defective Notices of Disposition and defective Notices of Deficiency have resulted in settlements into the millions of dollars.

2022 Risk Management Virtual Event Schedule


Get up-to-the-minute risk information and proven guidance by taking in a live Risk Management webinar, office hours, or deep-dive risk discussions in 2022.

Emerging Risks: August 2021

Resources to Help

Fraud & Scams eBook


Learn how fraudsters continue to find new ways to trick people and financial institutions out of money.

Ransomware: Things to Know Checklist


There’s no foolproof way of preventing ransomware attacks from occurring; however, there are a number of things to know to help you be prepared.

Emerging Risks Outlook eBook (updated July 2021)


Stay ahead of the complex array of ever-changing risks, compliance issues, and industry regulations impacting credit unions.

Employment Practices Risk Management Hub


Keep focused with key insights, practical and actionable resources, template policies / procedures, checklists, and interactive training modules.

Emerging Risks: June 2021

Resources to Help

Rethinking the Way We Protect People, Assets & Reputation eBook


Manage workplace and employee safety by bringing a different lens to protection at your credit union.

Lending Benchmark Survey Insights


Check out the 2021 results from the peer benchmarking survey.

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Risk Overview


Ensure you’re in compliance with the latest ruling on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

A Guide to ACH Transactions & Risks


Stay on top of risks related to ACH Transactions.

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This resource is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice. Please consult your legal advisors regarding this or any other legal issues relating to your credit union. Any examples provided have been simplified to give you an overview of the importance of selecting appropriate coverage limits, insuring-to-value, and implementing loss prevention techniques. CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Insurance products offered to financial institutions and their affiliates are underwritten by CUMIS Insurance Society, Inc. or CUMIS Specialty Insurance Company, members of the CUNA Mutual Group.