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  • May 2, 2017
    Washington, D.C. (May 1, 2017) – Today, Consumer Bankers Association’s (CBA) president and CEO Richard Hunt sent a letter to House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) Chairman Jeb Hensarling, encouraging the committee to keep Section 735, which repeals the anti-consumer Durbin Amendment, in the Financial CHOICE Act 2.0, as well as weigh the importance of a five-person bipartisan commission at the...
  • April 5, 2017
    PNC receives accolade for its community resource center, which supports digital access to financial services for local citizens. #BankingForACause Dallas, Texas (April 5, 2017) – Yesterday, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) presented PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. with the seventh annual Joe Belew Award. This year, CBA honored its member bank with the most innovative and impactful...
  • March 28, 2017
    Retail Banking’s Premier Event Returns for its Eighth Year #WhereBankingBegins Washington, D.C. – More than 1,400 representatives from across the financial services industry will be at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas from April 3-5 to attend the premier annual gathering of retail banking leaders: CBA LIVE: Where [ it ] Begins . Now in its eighth year, CBA LIVE anticipates a record number of attendees...
  • March 23, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – Today, the Consumer Bankers Association issued the following statement in honor of one of its longest-serving board members, Mary Navarro of Huntington Bancshares, Inc., in response to the company’s announcement she will be retiring. “Mary has been an indefatigable asset to our organization since she first joined our board in 2004 and served as Chair in 2011. There are very few...
  • March 10, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today sent a letter to members of Congress, applauding them for re-introducing H.R. 1457, the Making Online Banking Initiation Legal and Easy (MOBILE) Act of 2016 . Led by Representatives Scott Tipton (CO-3), Randy Hultgren (IL-14), Patrick McHenry (NC-10), David Scott (GA-13), Terri Sewell (AL-7), and Krysten Sinema (AZ-9), the MOBILE Act...
  • 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...

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