May 18, 2011 - CU Times - Guest opion article submitted to the CU Times by Alan Theriault, President of CU Financial Services. The article discusses the potential for NCUA and the credit union trade associations to negotiate a taxation compromise with Congress which would both tax credit unions and trap them in slow growth, systemically impaired charter.
February 14, 2011 - CU Journal - "Accept Your Fate, Or Get Out While You Still Can?" The article discusses the reasons so many credit unions are looking at conversion to the bank charter. Included is a table comparing what the NCUA, the trade associations, and the anti-conversion activists are trying to get credit union executives to believe to the facts about the health of the NCUSIF and the legislative prospects for the credit union industry.
November 1, 2010 - CU Journal - "Conversion is A Legit Business Decision - Not Evil." - An article pointing out the benefits of conversion to FDIC insurance, including product and market fleibility, better consumer awareness, corporate governance alternatives, access to capital, and lower cost deposit insurance.
April 26, 2010 - NEWS RELEASE - Dallas Credit Union Conference to include session on "Life after Corporate Credit Unions" moderated by Alan D. Theriault, President, CU Financial Services. The session will address rebuilding capital after realizing paralyzing systemic industry losses.
April 20, 2010 - NEWS RELEASE - The Great New England Credit Union Conference to program on "Alternative Capital for Credit Unions" moderated by Alan D. Theriault and featuring a talk by a retired CEO from a credit union which converted to a mutual savings bank addressing the decision making process for seeking capital and/or conversion to a mutual bank.
April 19, 2010 - Baron's - Guilding the Books for Maine Street's Credit Unions - Why Credit Unions are facing billions of dollars in losses. A telling article which states "The [credit union] system is held together by rubber bands."
April 14, 2010 - NEWS RELEASE- Alan D. Theriault, President, CU Financial to moderate four-part webinar on "Alternative Capital" sponsored by Stifel Nicolaus and hosted by The Credit Union Executive Society. The first session features speakers from the U.S. Treasury Department, NCUA, and the Filene Institute.
January 20, 2010 - CU Times - Opinion - Unfair Assessments and Need for Capital Will Result in Conversions
January 8, 2010 - American Banker - Opinion - A Better Alternative for Credit Unions
May 8, 2009 - American Banker - Fury Over Corporate Bailout May Spark Conversion Surge
January 7, 2008 – CCUCO vs. NCUA Filings
May 11, 2007 - House Financial Services Committee Legislative Assistants Briefing - "Credit Union to Mutual Savings Bank Conversions" - Prepared remarks of Alan D. Theriault, President, CU Financial Services