CFPB

Enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency charged with carrying out federal consumer financial laws. We are focused on retail banking products and services, making CBA the industry resource on the CFPB. Our insights and analysis on CFPB-related issues, along with the latest news and information, provides our members with the necessary tools to navigate this new regulatory environment.
  • January 30, 2023
    In a new op-ed appearing in The Hill, CBA’s Executive Vice President & Head of Regulatory Affairs, Dan Smith, outlines how the CFPB’s proposal to implement of Section 1033 of the Dodd-Frank Act would dramatically hinder competition and put the safety and security of consumers’ sensitive financial data at risk. The piece reiterates concerns CBA conveyed in a comment letter sent to the Bureau...
  • January 25, 2023
    In a new letter sent today to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) outlined specific recommendations to deliver a well-founded, durable Section 1033 rule that promotes competition and bolsters the safety and security of consumers’ personal financial data. The letter was sent after the Bureau released an outline of proposals to implement Section...
  • January 18, 2023
    Next week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will receive input from stakeholders on the Bureau’s outline of proposals to implement Section 1033 of the Dodd-Frank Act. Once finalized, the regulation will have wide-ranging implications for the safety and security of consumers’ personal financial data. Here’s what’s happening, why it matters, and what policymakers must consider to get...
  • January 10, 2023
    As banks continue leading efforts to fight fraud across the industry, Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President and CEO Lindsey Johnson in a new letter urged Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra to work in tandem with the banks to protect consumers from increasingly prevalent and sophisticated financial scams across peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platforms. As part of...
  • December 14, 2022
    In a new letter sent to the House Financial Services and Senate Banking Committees ahead of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) semi-annual report to Congress, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) outlined legislative and regulatory recommendations intended to protect and expand consumers’ access to the financial tools they rely on to meet their needs. Since the Bureau’s inception...
  • December 9, 2022
    Dear Chairwoman Waters and Ranking Member McHenry: The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) submits the following comments for the hearing entitled “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress.” We appreciate the committee’s continued oversight of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) and its activities. CBA is the voice of the retail banking...
  • October 26, 2022
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President & CEO Lindsey Johnson today issued the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released new guidance concerning bank fees: “The nation’s largest banks have introduced new, innovative products and policies designed to provide consumers greater choice, transparency, and control of their money. These changes were made...
  • October 3, 2022
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, and The Clearing House today issued the following statement in response to a new report released by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) concerning Zelle: “Today’s report from Sen. Warren fails to acknowledge that 99.9% of the 5 billion transactions processed on the Zelle network in the past 5 years were...
  • September 28, 2022
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), American Bankers Association (ABA), U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT), Texas Bankers Association, Longview Chamber of Commerce, and the Texas Association of Business today jointly filed a lawsuit against the CFPB, challenging the legality of recent changes made by the agency to the Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts...
  • September 15, 2022
    The market for personal loans is massive and growing, yet the fintechs and other non-bank lenders who make such loans are not subject to regular oversight by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which has “created an unlevel playing field and a large risk to consumers,” write the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL). Today, the groups jointly...

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