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  • March 26, 2020
    CBA: Consumers Need Small-Dollar Loans, Banks Need Clarity on Rules “Banks are ready, eager and already working with Americans and small-businesses. The flexibility regulators have given, combined with their statement today, will help banks more readily adapt to meet consumer demands.” WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after...
  • March 19, 2020
    CBA on COVID-19 CRA Consideration WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Federal Reserve Board, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said the agencies would provide favorable Community Reinvestment Act consideration for certain retail banking services, retail lending and...
  • March 17, 2020
    CBA Writes Congressional Leadership on Small Business Assistance America’s small businesses need near-term relief to address COVID-19 challenges WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association wrote Congressional leaders in support of additional measures, particularly through Small Business Administration programs, to assist small businesses facing economic hardships resulting from COVID-19...
  • March 13, 2020
    CBA Announces Support for Rubio, Cardin Small Business Legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association today wrote Senate Small Business Committee Chairman Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-Md.) to express support for their legislation ensuring the Small Business Administration and its lending partners are able to provide access to capital during the...
  • 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...
  • March 10, 2020
    CBA Recommendations for CFPB Semi-Annual Report WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association wrote the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in advance of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress. CBA’s letter offers legislative and regulatory reforms to help ensure consumers continue to have access to highly regulated financial products. “Improving...
  • March 3, 2020
    CBA Statement on Supreme Court Oral Arguments A copy of CBA’s amicus brief is available here. WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after attending oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in Seila Law LLC vs. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: “For close to a decade the Bureau’s single-director structure has created regulatory...
  • 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...
  • February 18, 2020
    CBA, SBFE Release Quarterly Small Business Lending Trends WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association and Small Business Financial Exchange today released the second Small Business Lending Trends report. The report, which is released each quarter, examines key credit information for America’s small businesses, including payment performance and credit utilization. Key findings from the report,...

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