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The Office of General Counsel has responsibility for all legal matters affecting NCUA, including: representing the agency in litigation; bringing enforcement actions against directors, managers and other parties affiliated with credit unions; providing interpretations of the Federal Credit Union Act and NCUA Rules and Regulations to the agency and to outside parties; processing Freedom of Information Act requests and appeals; advising the Board and the agency on general legal matters; and drafting regulations designed to ensure the safety and soundness of credit unions.


This section details the laws and regulations that govern credit unions insured by the National Credit Union Administration. Here you can access current and proposed regulations, regulatory alerts and policy statements, as well as guides, manuals and forms.


NCUA Regulations

View the NCUA Regulatory Review, the current NCUA Regulations, and the most recent changes.

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Bank Secrecy Act

This section includes Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) resources, such as BSA Letters, links, and exam resources, designed to assist credit unions with BSA compliance.

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Bank to Credit Union Conversions

View guidance on various issues that may arise when a non-credit union entity, like a bank, is considering conversion to a credit union charter.

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​Phone: 703-518-6540
​Fax: 703-518-6569

Mailing Address:
National Credit Union Administration
1775 Duke St.
Alexandria, VA 22314