CBA General Issues

Items about the Consumer Bankers Association and its initiatives, including CBA Advanced Education, CBA LIVE, CBA Team news and more.

  • April 20, 2018
    DC DOWNLOAD CBA-Backed Effort to Overturn CFPB's 2013 Auto Bulletin Passes U.S. Senate – CBA member banks are strongly committed to ensuring fair lending policies and practices are upheld while fulfilling consumers’ financial needs. The CFPB’s 2013 Auto Bulletin was a backdoor attempt at rulemaking without notice or comment and lacked the clarity needed by lenders, which is why CBA supported the...
  • April 11, 2018
    WASHINGTON - Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced he would retire following his current term: "Speaker Ryan is a visionary leader for not just his party but also for the entire Congress. He has spent his entire career - both as a Member of Congress and staffer before that - doing his homework, tackling...
  • April 9, 2018
    The Honorable Dennis Ross 436 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Kyrsten Sinema 1725 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable David Scott 225 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Ann Wagner 435 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representatives Ross, Sinema, Scott, and Wagner: The undersigned...
  • March 23, 2018
    CBA LIVE 2018: My Favorite Numbers – CBA LIVE 2018 was one for the record books. Here are a few of my favorite numbers from this year's conference: 9 years straight of record attendance; 1,485 senior banking leaders attended CBA LIVE; 664 total bankers attended CBA LIVE; 25 out of 25 CBA Board Members attended; 284 CBA Committee Members attended including 13 wonderful CBA Committee Chairs; 44...
  • March 19, 2018
    (Bloomberg) -- An appeals court threw out part of a Federal Communications Commission regulation aimed at reducing automated telephone solicitations, weakening a 2015 effort to squelch the scourge of so-called robocalls. The rule was aimed at calls generated by auto-dialing devices. But its language was too broad, and could be construed to prohibit calls from any smartphone, the U.S. Court of...
  • March 16, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the below statement following the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s decision in CBA’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), ACA International v. FCC : “The Court’s ruling is good news for American consumers. For too long, access to...
  • March 14, 2018
    Orlando, Florida (March 14, 2017) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today presented the eighth annual Joe Belew Award to Discover Bank for its Bank on Wheels program and PNC Bank for its Community Connections Center. This year, the award honors CBA member banks with the most innovative and impactful program serving underbanked and unbanked consumers. The winners were selected by CBA’s...
  • March 14, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Senate overwhelmingly passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act: “This is a good, commonsense bill deserving of the bipartisan support it received and the House of Representatives should begin their consideration as soon as possible. “CBA and...
  • March 9, 2018
    Your Guide to a Great CBA LIVE Journey — We are ready for CBA LIVE 2018: Beyond the Bank. Returning for our ninth year — yes, CBA LIVE has been running for nine years straight — nearly 1,500 senior banking leaders, including more than 650 bankers and 200 speakers, will join us in Orlando for a conference they will not soon forget. Each year, the conference continues to grow and members of Team...
  • March 9, 2018
    The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate S-230, U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Charles Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate S-211, U.S. Capitol Washington, DC 20510 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer: On behalf of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), I write to express our support for S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory...

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