Fraud & Cybersecurity

CBA supports strong national data protection and consumer notification standards with effective enforcement provisions that are applicable to any party with access to important consumer financial information. CBA members are already subject to robust data protection and notification standards and these requirements must be recognized. Inconsistent state laws and regulations should be preempted in favor of strong Federal data protection and notification standards. CBA firmly holds that all parties must share in protecting consumers and, as such, the costs of a data breach should ultimately be borne by the entity that incurs the breach. Protecting consumer data is a shared responsibility, and merchants must have the same tough data security standards as financial institutions to thwart hackers as well as the ability to accept chip-based cards.
  • September 8, 2017
    Welcoming CBA’s Board of Directors & Committee Leadership We are excited to welcome our Board of Directors to CBA HQ next week for our September Board meeting. Each time we meet, it provides us an opportunity to chart a path forward for the retail banking industry and discuss how we can best serve consumers and small businesses. We also will announce our Board leadership team for 2018, as...
  • September 8, 2017
    The acquisition phase of the customer life cycle is often filled with many unique challenges for financial marketers. These challenges include identifying profitable prospects, understanding the best product/service to offer, and communicating through the right channels at the right moment in time. Data modeling is a powerful tool that can help bank marketers conduct more effective customer...
  • June 8, 2017
    On Thursday, June 08, 2017, CFPB Director Richard Cordray announced the Bureau granted CBA’s request for a 60-day extension to the comment period for the “Request for Information Regarding the Small Business Lending Market.” The Director made the announcement during his remarks at the Bureau’s Consumer Advisory Board Meeting. A copy of his remarks will be posted on consumerfinance.gov and a...
  • April 26, 2017
    On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) filed a lawsuit against the OCC in U.S. District Court to prevent the agency from creating a national bank charter for fintech companies. “The OCC’s action is an unprecedented, unlawful expansion of the chartering authority given to it by Congress for national banks. If Congress had intended it to be used for another...
  • April 19, 2017
    On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the fintech industry in response to a request from Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR). The GAO stated there is “universal definition of fintech,” it can be loosely understood to encompass specific subsectors likely to have greatest impact on traditional financial...
  • April 14, 2017
    The OCC recently offered a proposal to charter fintech companies by amending the Comptroller’s Licensing Manual with a new supplement covering fintech companies. On April 14, 2017, CBA offered a comment letter in response to this proposal, crediting the OCC for granting its request for additional information and for making certain adjustments to its original proposal. However, CBA reiterated its...
  • March 22, 2017
    Download Whitepape r. KPMG LLP (KPMG) is pleased to announce the release of the new point-of-view document related to our Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) Survey findings , The compliance journey: Boosting the value of compliance in a changing regulatory climate . In a time of new U.S. administrative impacts to the regulatory environment, determining how to boost the value you get from your...
  • March 15, 2017
    Even the more sophisticated data-driven financial services marketers are struggling to figure out how to effectively and efficiently integrate personalization into multichannel customer and prospect marketing strategies. This iteration of the Epsilon 5 & 5 is intended to trigger some contrarian thoughts and challenge your marketing status quo. In this issue, we’ll talk about personalization,...
  • March 10, 2017
    March 10, 2017 The Honorable Scott Tipton The Honorable Randy Hultgren U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives 218 Cannon House Office Building 2455 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Patrick McHenry The Honorable David Scott U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives 2334 Rayburn House Office Building 225...
  • February 21, 2017
    On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, CBA submitted comment on the CFPB’s Request for Information on Consumer Access to Financial Data. CBA supported the innovation and implementation of data aggregation services, and the ability of consumers to access personal data in order to efficiently manage finances. “If implemented correctly, we believe data aggregation can be a useful consumer tool to protect...

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