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  • July 31, 2018
    CBA Executive Banking School Announces 2018 Graduating Class Chris Manderfield with KeyBank Honored with Tem Wooldridge Award for Outstanding Academic Performance, Integrity and Leadership Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today graduated 89 bankers from its Executive Banking School and recognized KeyBank’s Chris Manderfield with the school’s top honor, the Tem Wooldridge...
  • July 25, 2018
    CBA on House Democrats’ Higher Education Proposal Legislation would lead to higher tuition, student debt WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today expressed concerns with the Higher Education Reform proposal announced by Democrats in the House of Representatives. “There are some aspects of this plan we support, but taken as a whole this virtually unlimited source of federal lending,...
  • July 16, 2018
    CBA Submits Comments on Bureau’s Complaint & Inquiry Process Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association submitted comments to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s request for information on the consumer complaint and inquiry handling process. In its letter, CBA discussed ways to make the process more efficient for the Bureau, consumers and financial institutions without...
  • July 16, 2018
    CBA Says Recent Student Lending Legislation Misdirected, Needed for Federal – Not Private – Loans CBA: “Private lenders offer a responsible product to help students achieve their education goals with transparent, plain language know before you owe information. The same cannot be said of the current state of federal student lending, which saddles students with unmanageable debt.” Washington, D.C...
  • July 9, 2018
    CBA Submits Comments on Bureau Financial Education Programs Working with the Department of Education and local groups, Bureau could promote financial literacy as early as preschool Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association submitted comments to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s request for information on its financial education programs. To complement the work already being...
  • July 6, 2018
    CBA Statement on BCFP Leadership Washington, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Deputy Director Leandra English announced her resignation: “The transition of power at the Bureau was a circus and we could possibly witness it again in five years unless a bipartisan commission is created to...
  • July 2, 2018
    CBA Submits Comments on BCFP Guidance & Implementation Support Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association submitted comments to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s request for information on regulatory and rule guidance and implementation support. CBA’s comments focused on ensuring the guidance process is transparent and does not inappropriately circumvent appropriate...
  • June 25, 2018
    CBA Submits Comments on BCFP Inherited Regulations and Rulemaking Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association submitted comments to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s request for information on inherited regulations and new rulemaking authorities. In the letter, CBA’s comments focused on the need for the Bureau to ensure rules reflect changes in technology and the ways...
  • June 21, 2018
    CBA Statement on Court BCFP Structure Ruling Ruling latest example of need for bipartisan commission at Bureau WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York ruled the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection's structure is unconstitutional: “The court’s ruling further proves...
  • June 21, 2018
    CBA Applauds Signing of Small Business Lending Bill Law helps banks serve local businesses, grow economy WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018 (H.R. 4743) into law, which authorizes the Small Business Administration to...

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