CBA General Programs

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

  • December 14, 2018
    Yesterday’s CBA Holiday Party & Day of Fun was one for the books. We toured the U.S. Capitol, celebrated Janet Pike ’s retirement with House Speaker Paul Ryan , and ate well! Click here to see the surprise on Janet’s face when she saw Speaker Ryan , who she worked with before he was a Member of Congress and for when he was first elected. Cajun Thoughts: JANET PIKE … While the holidays are...
  • December 7, 2018
    Cajun Thoughts: The Marriott breach has the potential to be one of the largest breaches in the U.S., and, yet, has not received the same volume of media coverage as others even though 500 million customers were affected. Just a reminder, retailers do not have the same GLBA standards banks have, and it is time Congress creates a level playing field on behalf of consumers… New BCFP Director …As you...
  • November 30, 2018
    Met this week (at their NYC HQ) with JPMorgan Chase Consumer Banking CEO Thasunda Duckett. . Register here for CBA LIVE 2019: The Currency of Now to hear Thasunda speak! D.C. DOWNLOAD Kraninger Procedural Vote: On Thursday , the Senate invoked cloture on Kathleen Kraninger’s nomination to become Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection . A final vote on her confirmation is expected...
  • November 29, 2018
    CBA Submits BSA/AML Improvement Recommendations WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today provided recommendations on improving Bank Secrecy Act and related anti-money laundering laws and regulations to the Senate Banking Committee in advance of a hearing on combatting money laundering and other forms of illicit finance. The letter was sent to Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and...
  • November 16, 2018
    Cajun Thoughts: Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. In addition to being thankful for my family and 5 friends, I am thankful to be with the CBA Family … 69 great corporate members , 110 associate members , 466 committee members , and 27 ( 4 more on the way ) CBA Team members . Most importantly, don’t forget the Dallas Cowboys play at 4:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day . Short of any...
  • November 9, 2018
    Cajun Thoughts: I absolutely love and respect America’s democratic process. The fact any citizen, regardless of background, has the right to elect our leaders gives me chills each and every time. I am especially fortunate to be surrounded by a diverse CBA Team of different political ideologies and willing to share their views with me in an open and candid dialogue (as long as they are pro-banking...
  • November 7, 2018
    But ultimately, having more Republicans in the Senate is perhaps more useful, said Richard Hunt, head of the Consumer Bankers Association. That’s because moderate Democrats were still hesitant to support initiatives helpful to industry for fear of blowback from their more progressive colleagues, he said. "It's a mixed bag,” Hunt said. “You can make the argument you have more votes now. There were...
  • November 7, 2018
    CBA Statement on Midterm Election Results WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Democrats gained the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives: “We look forward to working with both parties on common-sense, bipartisan legislative proposals and regulatory reform. Divided government can produce major accomplishments and...
  • November 3, 2018
    Day After Election Call: Join us for a CBA Members-Only call on Wednesday, November 7 at 3:00 p.m. ET to discuss the 2018 Midterm Election results and impact on the retail banking industry. Stay tuned for details! Cajun Thoughts: For those of you who have been in a political race, you know the urgency of a 24 hour period, the smell of October and the distinct color of the sunset. Yes, I love...
  • October 26, 2018
    Cajun Thoughts: Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting’s comment at last week’s Exchequer Club lunch that “the number one reason I took the job was to make CRA better ” continues to resonate with me and many others. I am not underestimating his resolve…Seems the consumer groups are not happy with their self-described “lack of access” at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection . They wanted...

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