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  • February 16, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeal’s decision to grant the rehearing petition in PHH Corporation v. CFPB. “The Court’s decision only creates further uncertainty regarding the constitutionality of the CFPB. As the CFPB is tasked with the important duty of consumer...
  • February 14, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the below statement in response to Steven Mnuchin’s Senate confirmation as Treasury Secretary. “As Treasury Secretary, Mr. Steven Mnuchin will play a vital role in the overall health of our economy and the financial lives of American consumers. CBA looks forward to working with the Treasury...
  • February 9, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – Today, the Consumer Bankers Association’s (CBA) Board of Directors elected Carl C. Liebert, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the United Services Automobile Association (USAA), to serve on its board. “CBA is proud to welcome Carl to its Board of Directors. Without question, 2017 will present many opportunities for CBA to promote positive change, and Carl’s...
  • January 17, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) issued the following statement regarding the announced retirement of Richard Davis as CEO of U.S. Bancorp. “From bank teller to president and CEO of one of our nation’s top banks, Richard Davis’ career path is the epitome of the American dream. Richard’s dedication to serving consumers is evident to everyone who has served alongside him...
  • December 7, 2016
    Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), and the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU), submitted a letter to Senate leaders to call for the implementation of a 5-person bipartisan commission at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The letter, addressed...
  • December 7, 2016
    Banker with years of consumer banking experience nominated to serve the interests of consumers and small businesses Washington , D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association’s (CBA) Board of Directors today elected Michael Cleary, head of Santander Bank N.A.’s consumer and business banking, to serve on its board. During a time when consumers need increased access to credit and the industry needs...
  • 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...

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