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  • June 3, 2015
    Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to today’s news from CFPB Director, Richard Cordray, that the Bureau’s enforcement will be sensitive to those mortgage lenders seeking to comply in good faith with the CFPB’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) regulation: “As the industry approaches the...
  • May 22, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to today’s Congressional letters to the Director of the CFPB, Richard Cordray, requesting a grace period for those seeking to comply in good faith with the CFPB’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) regulation: “We are pleased Congress...
  • May 15, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (May 15, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s new proposed regulations on college campus financial products. “Though today’s proposal seems to have improved from its original form, what is being veiled as pro-consumer reform is far from it and based on little...
  • May 14, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (May 14, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to today’s House Financial Services Committee’s hearing entitled “Protecting Consumers: Financial Data Security in the Age of Computer Hackers.” “In light of the alarming number of cyber threats, we believe it is time for Congress to advance...
  • May 12, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (May 12, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to the release of the discussion draft of “The Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015,” sponsored by Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala): “Chairman Shelby’s discussion draft appropriately addresses the repercussions of the ‘one-size-fits-all’...
  • May 12, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (May 12, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to a 2015 Pew report entitled, “Checks and Balances.” “Consumer choice is paramount in our industry, and CBA believes customers should be able to decide how best to meet their short-term funding needs. As Pew highlights in its 2015 report, 100% of...
  • April 30, 2015
    In a vibrant industry where the stakes are always high and the rules seem to change daily, it is essential for future leaders to fully understand and embrace the complex dynamics of modern consumer banking. CBA's Advanced Education programs answer this call by providing your most promising mangers the opportunity to immerse themselves in an intense, hands-on learning experience that forges...
  • April 16, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (April 16, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Data Security Act of 2015 (S.961), sponsored by Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.). “Given the alarming number of cyber threats, our chief mission must be to achieve a fair, reasonable and uniform...
  • April 14, 2015
    Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money Program Focuses on Helping Low-Income Families in West Philadelphia Today, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) announced Citizens Bank (NYSE: CFG) as the winner of the fifth annual Joe Belew Award, which honors community programs at CBA's member banks. In keeping with the theme of this year’s CBA LIVE, “The Consumer Agenda,” CBA presented the award to its...
  • March 26, 2015
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and AOL Inc. (AOL) monthly Finance Optimism Index rose to 9.0 in February, climbing from 6.8 in January, marking the second consecutive month with consumer financial optimism at an all-time high. Again this month, Americans’ increased optimism about their personal financial future is driven primarily by an unwavering feeling that news they've been hearing...

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