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  • April 3, 2020
    CBA Statement on Updated Small Business Loan Guidance WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement on the updated guidance issued on the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program, which is scheduled to start tomorrow and will be administered through the SBA 7(a) loan program: “Banks have been readily working around the clock to...
  • March 31, 2020
    COVID-19 Resource Hub CBA Member Banks Are Here to Help The safe and sound banking industry continues to assist customers and small businesses facing hardships as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The flexibility granted by regulators has allowed banks to work even faster in delivering relief and the bipartisan stimulus legislation contains additional assistance for Americans...
  • March 31, 2020
    CBA Statement on SBA Small Business Loan Stimulus Program *** “Banks are ready to do everything humanly possible to support U.S. small businesses and will continue working with SBA on ramping up a $20 billion annual program to nearly $350 billion in just a few months." *** Interested small businesses can learn more about participation in the Paycheck Protection Program here WASHINGTON – Consumer...
  • March 30, 2020
    Banks Working with Customers During COVID-19 Pandemic WASHINGTON, D.C. – The well-capitalized and well-regulated banking industry is deeply committed to serving customers, communities and small businesses facing economic hardships as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Banks have already mobilized assistance programs and are eager to continue offering assistance as well as implement federal...
  • March 26, 2020
    CBA Statement on Bipartisan COVID-19 Stimulus Package WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after a bipartisan coronavirus stimulus package was released by Congressional and White House negotiators: “The nation’s leading banks are well-capitalized, well-positioned and already helping customers meet their financial needs during this...
  • 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...

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