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  • 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...
  • January 6, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (January 6, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to Senator Sherrod Brown’s letter to President Obama asking him to fund small-dollar loan programs: “We welcome Senator Sherrod Brown’s recognition that low- and moderate-income American families often need access to short-term liquidity...
  • January 4, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2016) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) welcomes the appointment of Samuel (Sam) Whitfield, Jr. as Senior Vice President of Congressional Affairs, effective today. Whitfield, a seasoned public policy professional, joins CBA with an extensive background in the public and private sectors, ranging from associations to Capitol Hill and the White House. In his role...
  • December 21, 2015
    For Immediate Release: December 21, 2015 Contacts: Jeannie Bunton ; Bobby Grant Phone: (202)-552-6370; ( 631)-565-9678 Private Student Loan Delinquency Rates are the Lowest Since Before 2008 Washington, D.C. (December 21, 2015) – Steve Zeisel, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement after MeasureOne released “ Q3 2105...
  • December 9, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (December 9, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the House Financial Services Committee’s passage of the Data Security Act of 2015 (H.R. 2205), sponsored by Representatives Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) and John Carney (D-DE), by a vote of 46-9: “Consumers win when the entire payment system...
  • November 10, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (November 10, 2015) – In honor of the service and sacrifice our nation’s active duty service members, veterans and their families, the retail banking industry has committed to a number of programs to help them as they continue their missions or transition to civilian life. These programs include job training and hiring, small business funding, affordable housing, and financial...
  • October 27, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (October 27, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the Department of Education’s announcement of two final regulations today: “CBA member banks are committed to helping America’s students succeed and have long supported clear disclosure and transparency in banking. While we are still...

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