Comment Letters

  • October 20, 2015
    October 20, 2015 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Harry Reid Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Reid: The undersigned financial services trade associations are writing to strongly support the Senate’s passage of S. 754, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA)...
  • October 16, 2015
    October 16, 2015 The Honorable Steve Chabot The Honorable Nydia Velazquez Chairman Ranking Member Committee on Small Business Committee on Small Business Washington, D.C. 20515 Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Chairman Chabot and Ranking Member Velazquez: On behalf of the 14,000 banks and credit unions of all sizes that are taking on criminal hackers by issuing payment cards with highly secure “EMV”...
  • October 15, 2015
    October 15, 2015 On behalf of our members, we are writing today to urge you to support the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) (S. 754) and efforts by the Leadership and Chairman Burr and Vice-Chairman Feinstein to bring this important legislation to the Senate floor as soon as possible. CISA is a bipartisan bill approved earlier this year on a near-unanimous basis by the Senate Select...
  • October 15, 2015
    October 15, 2015 Dear Representative: Well publicized data breaches have rightly focused Congress’s attention on consumer data security, and as we transition to the use of EMV “chip” payment cards, many in Congress have again focused on this issue. We are proud to be leading the way to achieve a safer and more secure payment system, and the adoption of EMV technology is an important part of that...
  • October 5, 2015
    October 5, 2015 United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representative: On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we urge you to support H.R. 3192, the Homebuyers Assistance Act. This legislation will provide an official hold-harmless period until February 1, 2016, for those making a good-faith effort to comply with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) new...
  • October 5, 2015
    No. 15-1177 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT PHH CORPORATION, ET AL., Petitioners, vs. CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU, Respondent. On Appeal from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Docket No. 2014-CFPB-002 BRIEF FOR AM I CI CURIAE AMERICAN FINANCIAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION, CONSUMER BANKERS ASSOCIATION, HOUSING POLICY COUNCIL OF THE FINANCIAL...
  • September 30, 2015
    September 30, 2015 By electronic delivery to: David.silberman@cfpb.gov Mr. David M. Silberman Associate Director for Research, Markets, and Regulations Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1275 First Street, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20002 Dear Mr. Silberman, We, the undersigned trade associations representing the financial services industry, write to express our concern with the Bureau of...
  • September 30, 2015
    September 30, 2015 Marketplace Lending RFI U.S. Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Ave NW., Room 1325 Washington, DC 20220 Dear Sir or Madam, The American Bankers Association (ABA)1 and the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA)2 (together, the “Associations”) are pleased to provide the following comments to the United States Department of the Treasury (Treasury) in response to its request...
  • September 29, 2015
    September 29, 2015 The Honorable Jeb Hensarling Chairman House Financial Services Committee 2128 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Maxine Waters Ranking Member House Financial Services Committee B301C Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Hensarling and Ranking Member Waters: As trade associations, representing thousands of financial...
  • September 10, 2015
    September 10, 2015 The Honorable Jeanne Shaheen The Honorable Johnny Isakson 520 Hart Senate Office Building 131 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C., 20510 Washington, D.C., 20510 Dear Senator Shaheen and Senator Isakson: The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), the only national trade association exclusively representing the retail banking industry, writes to express our support for S...

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