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  • August 12, 2022
    In a new video and in an op-ed appearing in South Carolina Business Magazine, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) celebrated its renowned Executive Banking School (EBS) which concluded last week on the campus of Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. The program was held in-person this year for the first time since 2019 and featured more than 300 students from 39 banks. The video...
  • August 5, 2022
    The Consumer Bankers Association, in a comprehensive comment letter submitted today to the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) outlined recommendations to strengthen the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The letter follows a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) issued in May by the agencies seeking to modernize...
  • August 4, 2022
    The Consumer Bankers Association this Friday will submit recommendations for modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), a law enacted in 1977 to ensure banks continued serving the financial needs of their communities. The submission follows a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) issued in May by the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the...
  • August 2, 2022
    Eight national trade groups—including the Consumer Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Credit Union National Association, Housing Policy Council, Independent Community Bankers of America, National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, National Bankers Association, and The Clearing House Association—today petitioned the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to initiate a...
  • August 2, 2022
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President & CEO Lindsey Johnson today issued the following statement recognizing 77 bankers who graduated today from CBA’s Executive Banking School, the premier advanced educational program for future leaders in retail banking: “Congratulations to the CBA Executive Banking School Class of 2022, honors graduates, and Tem Wooldridge Award...
  • July 28, 2022
    WASHINGTON, DC – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Lindsey Johnson issued the following statement after the House Financial Services Committee passed the Overdraft Protection Act, H.R. 4277, legislation that would dramatically restrict access to overdraft: “Today’s passage of the Overdraft ‘Protection’ Act in the House Financial Services Committee will harm vulnerable consumers in...
  • July 28, 2022
    Today, nine trade associations representing the financial services industry including the American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, Consumer Bankers Association, Credit Union National Association, Electronic Payments Coalition, Independent Community Bankers of America, Mid-Sized Bank Coalition of America, National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, and National Bankers...
  • July 27, 2022
    The House Financial Services Committee this week is scheduled to consider legislation (Overdraft Protection Act, H.R. 4277) that would dramatically restrict access to overdraft – a bank product millions of consumers knowingly use, value, and count on in times of need. Too often the discussion around this critical product is stuck in the past and fails to account for the significant innovation...
  • July 25, 2022
    In a new op-ed appearing this morning in American Banker, CBA President & CEO Lindsey Johnson urged policymakers to recognize the impact of recently unveiled bank-led overdraft innovations designed to expand choice, strengthen transparency, and lower costs for hardworking consumers. To read the full op-ed, click HERE or see below. CBA also sent a new letter to Congress today reiterating...
  • July 20, 2022
    This Sunday, more than 300 bankers from across America will travel to the campus of Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, for the start of Executive Banking School (EBS) 2022 . In anticipation of the program’s 71st year, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today released a new video highlighting EBS, the premier advanced educational program for future retail bank leaders. Since its...

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