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  • March 10, 2017
    In a joint letter to the FCC, trade groups highlight negative impacts the Petition for Rulemaking and Declaratory Ruling will have on businesses and consumers Washington, D.C. – The American Financial Services Association, the Consumer Bankers Association, the Credit Union National Association, the Financial Services Roundtable, National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, and the...
  • March 7, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement following the re-introduction of the Transparency in Student Lending Act, H.R. 1283 , by Representatives Randy Hultgren (R-IL), Luke Messer (R-IN), and David Scott (D-GA). “Many federal student loan borrowers learn the true cost of their education much too late. As a...
  • 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...

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