Guy Messick

Messick & Lauer, P.C., Partner

Guy will lead you through the revised Member Business Lending Rule that took full effect on January 1, 2017. The revisions are substantial and introduce a completely new regulatory framework. This is a high-level discussion of what to expect and how to prepare for the changes.

Guy Messick :

Guy is an attorney with the law firm of Messick & Lauer P.C. Guy has provided legal and strategic planning services to credit unions and credit union service organizations nationwide for over 25 years. Since 1987, he has served as General Counsel to the National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations where he is the liaison with the National Credit Union Administration. Guy is a nationally known speaker on a wide range of credit union topics. He has presented at conferences sponsored by NACUSO, NCUA, NAFCU, NASCUS, CUNA, CUES, ACUMA, AICPA and various State Leagues. He has also presented at the University of Cork in Ireland on building successful credit union business models. Guy is the author of numerous articles on credit unions and credit union service organizations.

Guy is a graduate of Bucknell University and the University of Miami School of Law. He served as a law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Morell E. Sharp (Western District of Washington) from 1977-78. Prior to exclusively serving the credit union industry, Guy represented local municipalities, a chamber of commerce, economic development agencies, and many small businesses. He was also an assistant district attorney. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and the State of Washington.

Messick & Lauer focuses its law practice on helping credit unions to (1) form and grow CUSOs to generate more net income, (2) resolve consumer regulatory compliance issues, (3) review vendor contracts, (4) advocate effectively with their regulators, (5) comply with lending regulations, and (6) develop strategies to create effective business and governance models. Through its many contacts within the credit union industry, the Firm also helps its clients network and connect to like-minded colleagues which has contributed to the formation of many successful collaborations. We have been fortunate to assist some of the most innovative CUSOs.

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