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  • May 8, 2018
    WASHINGTON - Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Congressional Review Act Resolution (S.J. Res. 57) to repeal the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s (Bureau) 2013 Auto Bulletin: “CBA members are committed to ensuring strong fair lending policies and practices are in place at their banks...
  • May 7, 2018
    WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) today submitted comments to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s request for information on administrative adjudications. The comments stressed the importance of expeditious resolution and urged the Bureau to look to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) and the Federal Rules of Evidence (...
  • April 27, 2018
    Washington – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) sent a joint letter calling for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) to reform its civil investigative demand (CID) processes to create a fairer and less burdensome process. “At times, the Bureau has wielded its considerable investigation powers without first considering alternative and more...
  • April 24, 2018
    WASHINGTON - Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Mick Mulvaney, in his capacity as the Acting Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, indicated he would end the practice of publishing unverified complaints online: "We fully support the Bureau fulfilling its important, Congressionally-mandated mission. Compiling...
  • April 18, 2018
    WASHINGTON - The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) submitted a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee thanking committee members for their work to stop abusive robocalls. The letter also expresses the retail banking industry’s commitment to working with legislators and regulators to protect consumers from illegal calls, while clarifying the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) guidance to...
  • April 18, 2018
    WASHINGTON - Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed a Congressional Review Act Resolution (S.J. Res. 57) to repeal the CFPB’s 2013 Auto Bulletin: “CBA member banks are strongly committed to ensuring fair lending policies and practices while fulfilling consumers’ financial needs. For that reason it is critical to have...
  • 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
    WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) submitted comments to the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee in advance of hearings on the semi-annual report from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Acting Director Mick Mulvaney. “CBA supports Acting Director Mick Mulvaney’s goal of bringing greater accountability to the agency. It is crucial that...
  • April 3, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Department of Treasury issued its memorandum and recommended changes on the Community Reinvestment Act: “We welcome the Department of Treasury’s recommendations for modernizing a decades old law, last revised when mobile phones and digital technologies were in their infancy. The...
  • April 2, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement in response to the release of the CFPB’s Semi-Annual Report, which includes recommended statutory changes to the CFPB by Acting Director Mick Mulvaney: “We appreciate Acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney’s goal of bringing greater accountability to the Bureau. We look forward to hearing...

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