CBA General Programs

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

  • March 11, 2020
    CBA Statement on White House Coronavirus Meeting with Bank Executives WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after attending the White House meeting with financial executives to discuss the coronavirus: “Banks have implemented emergency measures to assist impacted customers and small businesses and appreciate statements from...
  • February 25, 2020
    CBA Statement on FDIC Quarterly Banking Report WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s quarterly banking profile: “The FDIC’s latest quarterly report shows the nation’s banks are strong, revealing healthy loan growth and a continued decrease in ‘problem banks’ from 55 to 51 of FDIC...
  • February 19, 2020
    CBA Statement on CRA NPR Extension WASHINGTON –Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Office of the Comptroller of Currency and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation announced a one month extension of the comment period for the Community Reinvestment Act notice of proposed rulemaking: “CRA modernization is necessary to provide...
  • January 29, 2020
    CREDIT Act Provisions Will Increase Loan Costs for Consumers WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association wrote the House of Representatives expressing concern over the unintended consequences of H.R. 3621, the Comprehensive Credit Reporting Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation, and Transparency (CREDIT) Act. “The safety and soundness of our banking system requires lenders be able to rely on a...
  • January 29, 2020
    CBA Names New Head of Regulatory Affairs, Announces Promotions Dan Smith to join as Head of Regulatory Affairs; David Pommerehn named General Counsel; Jenna Burke promoted to Associate General Counsel WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today announced the hire of Dan Smith as Executive Vice President and Head of Regulatory Affairs. Smith will start on March 1, 2020. CBA also promoted...
  • January 15, 2020
    CBA Leadership Rings New York Stock Exchange Closing Bell WASHINGTON – Members of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) Board of Directors as well as several of the association’s committee chairs and vice chairs today rang the New York Stock Exchange’s closing bell. The Dow closed at a record high, breaking 29,000. CBA Board Chair Nitin Mhatre, EVP, Head of Community Banking and Marketing at...
  • December 3, 2019
    CBA Statement on DeVos Federal Loan Proposal “The fact the Department of Education is the nation’s fifth largest bank speaks volumes to America’s federal student loan crisis.” *** “Congress and the Department of Education need to work together on real solutions – not temporary patches – to fundamentally reform and improve the federal loan system.” WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association...
  • November 15, 2019
    CBA is excited to announce the addition of our 14 th committee – the Fraud Management Committee. Fraud has been a hot topic among many of our committees and this new committee will help centralize CBA’s efforts. The new Fraud Management Committee is led by Chair Brian Housler of TD Bank and Vice Chair Jason Castillo of Citizens Bank . Some more information on CBA’s latest committee is below...
  • November 1, 2019
    What is most important to younger consumers? In a recent report conducted in Q1 by Caliber, integrity was considered most important by consumers in every generation except Gen. Z, where it still ranked third. “What actually matters most to people when it comes to building trust in financial institutions,” the report states , “is that these institutions demonstrate a responsible behavior.” Cajun...
  • October 25, 2019
    CBA's Fair & Responsible Banking Committee, led by Chair Mark Schultz of Capital One and Vice Chair Julie Jehrio of M&T Bank , at CBA HQ last week for their annual in-person meeting Cajun Thoughts: DO THE CITIGROUP SHUFFLE CEO Michael Corbat of Citi has tapped the bank's Latin America CEO Jane Fraser to fill the role of President, a position that has been open since Jamie Forese retired...

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