CBA General Programs

Items about the Consumer Bankers Association and its initiatives, including CBA Advanced Education, CBA LIVE, CBA Team news and more.

  • January 14, 2021
    CBA Statement on Acting Comptroller Brooks WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks announced today would be his last day at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and OCC Chief Operating Officer Blake Paulson would assume the role of Acting Comptroller: “We would like to thank Acting...
  • January 8, 2021
    CBA Statement on PPP Reopening “We are just as committed now as we were last year to helping every small business in need receive the necessary relief to survive the economic effects of this pandemic.” WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement ahead of the Paycheck Protection Program’s reopening: “Banks are prepared once again to...
  • January 4, 2021
    Dear Acting Comptroller Brooks, On behalf of the Consumer Bankers Association (“CBA”), I write in response to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (“OCC”) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“Proposal”) to ensure that national banks and Federal savings association offer and provide fair access to financial services. CBA believes the OCC should reconsider the Proposal and pursue a more...
  • December 22, 2020
    CBA-Led Streamlined Forgiveness Effort a Win for Small Businesses -Streamlined forgiveness amounts to approx. $7 billion in addition small business relief- The COVID-19 stimulus legislation passed by Congress will streamline the forgiveness process for about 85 percent of small businesses who received Paycheck Protection Program loans. Simplifying the forgiveness process for loans less than $150,...
  • December 21, 2020
    CBA Statement on PPP Provisions in COVID-19 Relief Package Streamlined forgiveness a win for small businesses; SBA should finalize all guidance before reopening program to avoid confusion WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Congressional negotiators announced an agreement on additional COVID assistance measures, which...
  • December 15, 2020
    CBA Applauds Small Business Relief Measures in Bipartisan COVID Stimulus WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association applauded the inclusion of legislation streamlining the forgiveness process for Paycheck Protection Program loans in the latest bipartisan COVID-19 stimulus proposals. The PPP streamlined forgiveness section for loans less than $150,000 pulls from CBA-supported bipartisan,...
  • November 30, 2020
    CBA Statement on Treasury Secretary Nomination WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after President-elect Joe Biden nominated Janet Yellen for U.S. Treasury Secretary: “CBA congratulates Janet Yellen on being nominated to serve as the next Treasury Secretary. She is a tested, steady hand and will play a pivotal role as our nation...
  • November 19, 2020
    Business-Lender Coalition Calls for Streamlined PPP Forgiveness Streamlined forgiveness would be equivalent of $7 billion in economic aid to small businesses WASHINGTON – A coalition of more than 100 trade associations representing thousands of businesses, nonprofits and financial institutions of all sizes today again called on Congress to streamline the overly burdensome Paycheck Protection...
  • November 7, 2020
    CBA Statement on 2020 Election Results WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement on Joe Biden being declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election: “CBA congratulates President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris on their historic victory. “We look forward to working with the Administration in continuing our economic...
  • November 4, 2020
    CBA Statement on Potential COVID Stimulus Streamlined PPP forgiveness would “amount to an additional $7 billion small businesses can use to keep workers on payroll and local economies on the road to recovery.” WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called for additional COVID...

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