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  • September 18, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (September 18, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Chairman Randy Neugebauer's (R-TX) decision not to seek re-election: “Congressman Neugebauer’s commonsense approach is the perfect model in today’s polarizing environment. He consistently...
  • September 16, 2015
    Citi’s Will Howle Becomes Chair, Ross Carey of U.S. Bank Named Chair-Elect Washington, D.C. - The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is pleased to announce Will Howle, Head of U.S. Retail Banking for Citigroup Inc., as Chairman of the Board of Directors, leading CBA’s newly elected leadership for 2016. Howle previously had been serving as Chair-Elect of the Board. In addition, Ross Carey,...
  • September 1, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (September 1, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) request for information (RFI) on the normalization of consumer complaint data: “The CFPB has a fundamental duty to publish accurate, reliable information. Publishing out of context, unverified...
  • July 28, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (July 28, 2015) – The Consumer Bankers Association’s Executive Banking School congratulates each member of the Class of 2015 and is proud to announce the 2015 honors students as well as this year’s top student, Tony Warden, the recipient of the Tem Wooldridge Award. Today’s graduates have invested three years in the Executive Banking School program which signifies their...
  • July 16, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (July 16, 2015) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) announcement of Deputy Director Steven Antonakes’ decision to return to Massachusetts: “Steven Antonakes’ insight as a career examiner brought valued credibility to two important roles at the...
  • June 25, 2015
    Washington, D.C. - Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) publishing of unverified complaint narratives: “We are pleased the CFPB agrees with us on the need to normalize the complaint data and is seeking comment on the best approaches. This is a step in the right...
  • June 18, 2015
    Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to today’s Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote related to clarifications of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA): “CBA member banks are committed to the spirit of the TCPA and go to great lengths to comply, but they are still facing stifling...
  • June 18, 2015
    Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Student Loan Ombudsman report: “Strong underwriting standards and ensuring loans are supported by an ability to repay at origination and during repayment—often through the strength of cosigners—are the...
  • June 17, 2015
    Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), released the following statement in response to today’s news from CFPB Director, Richard Cordray, that the Bureau will delay the effective date of the CFPB’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) regulation: “The Director’s decision to delay the effective date of TRID will help the industry as it...
  • June 15, 2015
    By Richard Hunt, Frank Keating, Jim Nussle, Tim Pawlenty, Camden R. Fine, B. Dan Berger and Jim Aramanda When consumer expectations don’t match reality, things can go terribly wrong. Americans expect companies with which they do business to protect their sensitive personal and financial data. Yet, the reality is American consumers are under constant threat of identity theft and fraud due to lax...

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