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  • July 27, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 27, 2016) - In a communications partnership, CBA and ITN Productions have produced Banking Revolution , a program exploring the future of retail banking as the industry confronts digital transformation, financial innovation and increasing regulation. View the first edition of Banking Revolution here. The way American consumers are fulfilling their banking needs has...
  • July 15, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 15, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement after Rep. Hultgren (R-IL) introduced the Transparency in Student Lending Act, H.R. 5838. “Empowering federal student loan borrowers with the information necessary to make sound financial decisions is a commonsense proposal that should receive...
  • July 11, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 11, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement after MeasureOne released their “ Q1 2106 Private Student Loan Report.” The report updates a previously released comprehensive study of the private student loan market and reveals continued positive performance trends. “The private student loan...
  • July 8, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (July 8, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to the passage of the House’s fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. “The advancement of needed improvements to the CFPB is a win for consumers. The creation of a five-person, bipartisan board at...
  • June 23, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (June 23, 2016) – Today, the Consumer Bankers Association’s Board of Directors elected TD Bank’s Michael Rhodes to join its 25-member Board. CBA's Board of senior retail banking executives guides the organization in its support of and advocacy for the retail banking industry, which provides banking services to America’s consumers and small businesses. “We are pleased to welcome...
  • June 14, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s unveiling of key reforms affecting consumers of financial products and services: “We applaud Speaker Ryan and House Republicans for their efforts to strengthen the governance structure of the CFPB. As we see at the...
  • June 14, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to Chairman Randy Neugebauer’s (R-Texas) introduction of a bill to repeal the Durbin Amendment, H.R. 5465. “Not only have consumers failed to see the savings promised to them by merchants but also they lost out on many affordable banking...
  • June 9, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (June 9, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), today released the following statement in response to the passage of the House Appropriations Committee’s fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill out of the Committee. “We applaud House appropriators for taking steps to make needed improvements to the...
  • June 7, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (June 7, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s speech previewing reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act. “Like any 2,300 page bill, the Dodd-Frank Act is imperfect. We applaud Chairman Hensarling for his persistent commitment to seeking needed...
  • June 1, 2016
    Washington, D.C. (June 1, 2016) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to the CFPB’s issuance of a proposed rule on small-dollar lending. “The CFPB has indicated it would like to see banks provide small-dollar loans to consumers in need, like the nearly half of the country who cannot afford a $400 emergency expense...

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