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  • 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 – The Consumer Bankers Association today strongly endorsed legislation, H.R. 5266, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives establishing a Senate-confirmed, bipartisan commission at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The bipartisan legislation was introduced by Representatives Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and cosponsored by Representatives...
  • 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
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) expressing support for S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, as well as urging Congress to act on legislation bringing about a bipartisan commission at the Consumer...
  • March 8, 2018
    Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association will host its annual conference, CBA LIVE, this March 12-14. CBA LIVE is the premier retail banking conference with nearly 1,500 representatives from across the financial services industry, including more than 650 senior bankers and 200 speakers. This year’s theme is Beyond the Bank and senior retail banking executives from more than 85 national...
  • March 7, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today announced the association’s support for the Data Acquisition and Technology Accountability and Security Act introduced by Reps. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) and Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.). The House Financial Services subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit is holding a hearing on the legislation this...
  • March 6, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Senate’s bipartisan vote to begin debate on S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act “This is a good, bipartisan effort to improve a bill passed nearly eight years ago. We commend Chairman Crapo and the bipartisan cosponsors for their commitment to...
  • February 21, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt released the following statement after the Department of Education issued a request for information on undue hardship claims for federal student loans during bankruptcy proceedings: “We look forward to reviewing any proposal from the Administration and will offer comments discussing the key differences in the federal student...
  • February 6, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Tim Pawlenty announced he was retiring as CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable: “Under his trademark ‘Minnesota nice’ demeanor, Tim has always been a dedicated fellow advocate for the banking industry and a leader on cybersecurity initiatives during his time at FSR. “I enjoyed working...

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