Mr. Van Beek concentrates his practice in the area of financial regulations.
He represents credit unions
throughout the country to help ensure they comply with the regulations and
guidance issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the National
Credit Union Administration, the Federal Reserve Board as well as the
underlying legal statutes. Beyond the regulations, Mr. Van Beek has intimate
knowledge of the operational issues facing credit unions and best practices
credit unions can follow to reduce compliance, strategic and reputation risks.
Mr. Van Beek is a frequent speaker
at national and regional industry events delivering information on new and
existing laws and regulations impacting financial institutions. Prior to
joining Howard & Howard, Mr. Van Beek served as the Vice President of
Regulatory Compliance and Senior Federal Counsel at the National Association of
Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU). There, he was responsible for all aspects of
NAFCU's compliance assistance program and compliance-related products and
Van Beek received his B.A., summa cum
laude, from Hope College in 2004 and his J.D. from George Mason University
School of Law in 2007. He is a member of the American Bar Association and is
Vice Chair of the Credit Union Committee’s Operations Subcommittee. He is
licensed to practice in the States of Michigan and Virginia.