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  • December 2, 2016
    Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the below statement following the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s announcement it will begin chartering Fintech firms. “We applaud the OCC’s efforts to further explore chartering for Fintech firms, as it could ensure a level playing field on regulation and supervision, allowing for...
  • November 9, 2016
    Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today issued the following statement regarding the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. “With a new president-elect and changes to the House and Senate, government and industry leaders have a chance to find workable solutions on issues most important to consumers,” said CBA President and CEO Richard Hunt . “This is especially true...
  • November 4, 2016
    Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today sent a letter to members of Congress, applauding them for introducing H.R. 6287, the Making Online Banking Initiation Legal and Easy (MOBILE) Act of 2016 . Led by Representatives Scott Tipton (CO-03), Randy Hultgren (IL-14) and Terri Sewell (AL-07), the MOBILE Act promotes financial inclusion and consumer access to safe and well-...
  • October 27, 2016
    Washington, D.C. – Furthering its commitment to student loan consumers across the nation, members of the Consumer Bankers Association’s (CBA) Education Funding Committee who originate loans are bringing certainty to consumers by clarifying a long-time policy that their banks will not place a good-standing loan in default in the event a co-signer files for bankruptcy or dies. In addition, the...
  • October 19, 2016
    Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the below statement following the CBA’s oral arguments today in its Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), ACA International v. FCC . “By imposing unworkable standards in its 2015 TCPA Omnibus Order, the FCC effectively severed the lines...
  • October 11, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (October 11, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia’s decision in PHH Corporation v. CFPB . “We agree with the DC Circuit Court of Appeals when it said in the decision “the deliberative process and multiple viewpoints in a multi-...
  • October 6, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (October 6, 2016) - During hurricane season, Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) members are making every attempt to provide for their customers, employees, and communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew. Consumers may find information regarding branch closures, delayed openings and extended hours on banks' websites and social media postings. Additionally, many of CBA member banks...
  • October 4, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (October 4, 2016) – CBA’s President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the CFPB announced their final rule on prepaid products: “Consumers need access to convenient, low-cost financial services products and prepaid cards are an important tool in servicing these needs. We welcome the proposed application of Regulation E to prepaid card products with minor...
  • September 27, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (September 27, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement after Senator Kirk (R-IL) and Senator Enzi (R-WY) introduced the Transparency in Student Lending Act, S.3399. “Empowering federal student loan borrowers with the information necessary to make sound financial decisions is a commonsense proposal...
  • September 22, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (September 22, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s hearing on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). “Out of touch with consumer preferences and expectations, the TCPA is in desperate need of reform. The TCPA effectively limits the...

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