CBA General Issues

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

  • January 12, 2018
    Conner Meets with Comptroller Otting, Other Policymakers: Brad Conner of Citizens Bank, CBA’s Board Chairman, and the CBA Team met with newly installed Comptroller Joseph Otting over at the OCC. Coming out of the meeting, one thing is absolutely certain: He is committed to reforming the Community Reinvestment Act (more on this next). I could not agree more. Brad and the CBA Team also met with...
  • January 5, 2018
    What’s in Store for CBA & Banking in 2018? As we kick start the New Year, below is a brief “cheat sheet,” highlighting CBA’s top regulatory and legislative priorities for 2018, top-of-mind banking issues and developments. CBA’s Key 2018 Priorities Enact a bipartisan commission at the CFPB; Promote clear and reasonable regulatory rules and guidance; Promote the next generation of banking...
  • January 4, 2018
    Dear Representatives Pearce and Luetkemeyer, We are pleased to write in support of the draft Counter Terrorism and Illicit Finance Act, cosponsored by Chairmen Pearce and Luetkemeyer. We believe the bill will modernize our nation’s anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regime and help prevent the use of shell companies to launder money by cloaking the...
  • December 22, 2017
    Dear Santa: Here is My Wish List for 2018 As we reflect on 2017 and look ahead to 2018, I wanted to share with you some of the things I asked Santa to put under my tree: A prosperous banking industry; A Senate-confirmed, bipartisan commission at the CFPB; Quality regulatory appointments and Senate confirmations of nominees with banking experience atop all regulatory agencies; Greater balance in...
  • December 21, 2017
    WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s move to put its budget chief in charge of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau exposed a divide between a White House faction and the Treasury Department over just what the role of the consumer watchdog should be. The installation of Mick Mulvaney, head of the Office of Management and Budget, as the CFPB’s interim director was a win for conservatives who...
  • December 19, 2017
    The Honorable Paul Ryan The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker Minority Leader House of Representatives House of Representatives 232 U.S. Capitol 204 U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C. 20004 Washington, D.C. 20004 Dear Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi: On behalf of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), I write in strong support of H.R. 3312, the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act. CBA is...
  • December 19, 2017
    The Honorable Jerry Moran The Honorable Joe Manchin U.S. Senate U.S. Senate 521 Dirksen Senate Office Building 306 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20002 Washington, D.C. 20002 Dear Senators Moran and Manchin: On behalf of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) I would like to express our support of S. 2237, the Financial Institution’s Examination Fairness and Reform Act. CBA is the...
  • December 15, 2017
    Gen. Michael Hayden Joins CBA LIVE 2018 Lineup Rogue states. The dark web. Cyber-attacks. What impact could these real-world, virtual vulnerabilities have on your bank and the greater financial services industry? Don’t miss former CIA and NSA director General Michael Hayden in an edge-of-your-seat session at CBA LIVE 2018, March 12-14 in Orlando, FL. Gen. Hayden joins our top-notch lineup of...
  • December 8, 2017
    This week, Congress took the next major step in getting a tax reform bill to the president’s desk. The House passed its version of tax reform the week before Thanksgiving, with the Senate passing its version last week. There are several differences between the two bills. As a result, a conference committee will meet to reconcile the differences. On Monday, December 4, 2017, the House voted on a...
  • December 8, 2017
    CBA LIVE Speakers Announced: CEOs of Citizens Bank and Bank of the West CBA LIVE is proud to announce two powerhouse additions to our speaker lineup. Former CBA Board member and current Bank of the West President and CEO Nandita Bakhshi will team up with Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Chairman and CEO Bruce Van Saun to discuss disruption, innovation, moving beyond conventional thinking and their...

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