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  • May 5, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (May 5, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the CFPB’s issuance of a proposed rule on arbitration. “Arbitration has long provided a faster, better, and more cost-effective means of addressing consumer disputes than litigation or class action lawsuits. The real winners of today’s...
  • April 28, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (April 28, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) unveiling of the student loan Payback Playbook. “While we welcome the Obama administration’s efforts to help students better understand their payment obligations, we are disappointed the...
  • March 31, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (March 31, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to the OCC’s Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency, before the Harvard Kennedy School’s New Directions in Regulation Seminar: “We appreciate the OCC’s engagement on this issue because policies written decades ago do not reflect today’s...
  • March 29, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (March 29, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report entitled “Financial Regulation: Complex and Fragmented Structure Could Be Streamlined to Improve Effectiveness” released yesterday: “When regulators fail to be efficient and effective,...
  • March 8, 2016
    PNC Financial Services Wins CBA’s 2016 Joe Belew Award Phoenix, AZ (March 8, 2016) – Today, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) presented PNC Financial Services with the sixth annual Joe Belew Award, which honors community service. In keeping with the theme of this year’s CBA LIVE, “Leadership Unplugged,” CBA presented the award to its member bank with the most innovative and impactful program...
  • March 6, 2016
    Phoenix, AZ (March 6, 2016) – Today, the Consumer Bankers Association’s Board of Directors elected three new members to join the 25-member Board: Rafael Bustillo of BBVA Compass, Cathy Nash of Woodforest National Bank (Cathy previously spent four years serving on CBA’s Board when she was at Citizens Republic Bancorp), and Jamie Warder of USAA Bank. CBA's Board of senior retail banking executives...
  • March 3, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (March 3, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to the release of a revision to the Company Portal Manual from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): “We are pleased the CFPB heard our requests to improve the portal. Though the portal still needs improvement, the release of revisions...
  • March 2, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2016) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) will host more than 1,300 retail banking executives, including attendees from 75 national and regional banks at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ from March 7–9, 2016, for CBA LIVE 2016: Leadership Unplugged , the premier annual conference for retail banking industry leaders. “With the largest number of bankers,...
  • February 9, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the Obama administration’s proposal to fund a program that would offer small-dollar loans through Community Development Financial Institutions, according to the fiscal-year 2017 budget proposal released today: “President Obama is right to...
  • February 3, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (February 3, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the CFPB's field hearing today which focused on checking accounts: “CBA strongly believes all U.S. consumers should have access to checking accounts with upfront fee disclosures and clear terms. Above all, we believe consumer choice...

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