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  • October 11, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (October 11, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia’s decision in PHH Corporation v. CFPB . “We agree with the DC Circuit Court of Appeals when it said in the decision “the deliberative process and multiple viewpoints in a multi-...
  • October 6, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (October 6, 2016) - During hurricane season, Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) members are making every attempt to provide for their customers, employees, and communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew. Consumers may find information regarding branch closures, delayed openings and extended hours on banks' websites and social media postings. Additionally, many of CBA member banks...
  • October 4, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (October 4, 2016) – CBA’s President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the CFPB announced their final rule on prepaid products: “Consumers need access to convenient, low-cost financial services products and prepaid cards are an important tool in servicing these needs. We welcome the proposed application of Regulation E to prepaid card products with minor...
  • September 27, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (September 27, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement after Senator Kirk (R-IL) and Senator Enzi (R-WY) introduced the Transparency in Student Lending Act, S.3399. “Empowering federal student loan borrowers with the information necessary to make sound financial decisions is a commonsense proposal...
  • September 22, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (September 22, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s hearing on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). “Out of touch with consumer preferences and expectations, the TCPA is in desperate need of reform. The TCPA effectively limits the...
  • September 14, 2016
    U.S. Bank’s Ross Carey Becomes Chair, Brad Conner of Citizens Financial Group Named Chair-Elect Washington, D.C. (September 14, 2016) –The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is pleased to announce Ross Carey, Executive Vice President, Business Banking Division, Community Banking and Branch Delivery of U.S. Bank, as Chairman of the Board of Directors, leading CBA’s newly elected leadership team...
  • September 13, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (September 13, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the passage of the Financial CHOICE Act of 2016 (H.R. 5983) out of the House Financial Services committee. “CBA welcomes the House Financial Services Committee’s efforts in reforming Dodd-Frank. Consumers will benefit greatly from the...
  • August 19, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (August 19, 2016) – Today, the CFPB selected the Consumer Bankers Association’s (CBA) Chairman of the Board, Will Howle, President of U.S. Retail Banking at Citi, and other CBA members to serve on its advisory boards and councils. The Bureau announced new appointments to its Consumer Advisory Board, Community Bank Advisory Council, Credit Union Advisory Council and Academic...
  • August 2, 2016
    Citi’s Frederick Honored with Tem Wooldridge Award for Outstanding Academic Performance, Integrity and Work Ethic CBA’s President and CEO Richard Hunt (Left) and Chairman of Faculty Advisory Committee for Executive Banking School Paul Leventhal (Right) Honor Citi’s Cynthia Frederick (Middle) with the Tem Wooldridge Award for Outstanding Academic Performance, Integrity and Work Ethic. Washington,...
  • July 28, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 28, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to the CFPB’s issuance of a SBREFA outline on debt collection. “We appreciate the Bureau’s efforts to tailor these rules and set clear expectations for consumers and industry. The Bureau recognizes the importance of distinguishing between...

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