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  • August 19, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (August 19, 2016) – Today, the CFPB selected the Consumer Bankers Association’s (CBA) Chairman of the Board, Will Howle, President of U.S. Retail Banking at Citi, and other CBA members to serve on its advisory boards and councils. The Bureau announced new appointments to its Consumer Advisory Board, Community Bank Advisory Council, Credit Union Advisory Council and Academic...
  • August 2, 2016
    Citi’s Frederick Honored with Tem Wooldridge Award for Outstanding Academic Performance, Integrity and Work Ethic CBA’s President and CEO Richard Hunt (Left) and Chairman of Faculty Advisory Committee for Executive Banking School Paul Leventhal (Right) Honor Citi’s Cynthia Frederick (Middle) with the Tem Wooldridge Award for Outstanding Academic Performance, Integrity and Work Ethic. Washington,...
  • July 28, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 28, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to the CFPB’s issuance of a SBREFA outline on debt collection. “We appreciate the Bureau’s efforts to tailor these rules and set clear expectations for consumers and industry. The Bureau recognizes the importance of distinguishing between...
  • July 27, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 27, 2016) - In a communications partnership, CBA and ITN Productions have produced Banking Revolution , a program exploring the future of retail banking as the industry confronts digital transformation, financial innovation and increasing regulation. View the first edition of Banking Revolution here. The way American consumers are fulfilling their banking needs has...
  • July 15, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 15, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement after Rep. Hultgren (R-IL) introduced the Transparency in Student Lending Act, H.R. 5838. “Empowering federal student loan borrowers with the information necessary to make sound financial decisions is a commonsense proposal that should receive...
  • July 11, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 11, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement after MeasureOne released their “ Q1 2106 Private Student Loan Report.” The report updates a previously released comprehensive study of the private student loan market and reveals continued positive performance trends. “The private student loan...
  • July 8, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 8, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to the passage of the House’s fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. “The advancement of needed improvements to the CFPB is a win for consumers. The creation of a five-person, bipartisan board at...
  • June 23, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (June 23, 2016) – Today, the Consumer Bankers Association’s Board of Directors elected TD Bank’s Michael Rhodes to join its 25-member Board. CBA's Board of senior retail banking executives guides the organization in its support of and advocacy for the retail banking industry, which provides banking services to America’s consumers and small businesses. “We are pleased to welcome...
  • June 14, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s unveiling of key reforms affecting consumers of financial products and services: “We applaud Speaker Ryan and House Republicans for their efforts to strengthen the governance structure of the CFPB. As we see at the...
  • June 14, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to Chairman Randy Neugebauer’s (R-Texas) introduction of a bill to repeal the Durbin Amendment, H.R. 5465. “Not only have consumers failed to see the savings promised to them by merchants but also they lost out on many affordable banking...

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