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  • May 18, 2021
    CBA Statement on OCC Decision to Reconsider CRA Rule Hunt: “With a change in OCC leadership, and because of the impending deadlines, delaying the newly finalized rule is critical” WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement after the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced it will reconsider the June 2020 final...
  • May 12, 2021
    CBA Opposes Key Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act Provisions In letter to Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy, CBA warns the legislation could negatively impact the banking services consumers count on, including student loans WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Minority Leader...
  • May 7, 2021
    CBA Statement on Appointment of Acting Comptroller Hsu WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen appointed Michael J. Hsu as First Deputy Comptroller of the Currency, assuming the role of Acting Comptroller on Monday, May 10, 2021: “CBA congratulates Mr. Hsu on his appointment to serve as the...
  • May 7, 2021
    Joint Financial Trades Statement on Federal Reserve’s Decision to Revisit Reg II WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today released the following statement with the American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, Credit Union National Association and National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions after the Federal Reserve announced its decision to consider changes to...
  • May 5, 2021
    CBA’s Hunt Announces New Staff Hires, Promotions CBA Welcomes Former CFPB Counsel, Capitol Hill Communicators, Industry Expert WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today announced five new teammates in preparation for emerging trends facing the banking industry and a new legislative and regulatory environment in Washington, DC: Joining the Regulatory Affairs team, Ebony Sunala Johnson...
  • May 5, 2021
    CBA, Financial Trades Urge OCC to Formally Delay or Withdraw CRA Rule WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association, along with nine other financial services trades, this week wrote Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Acting Comptroller Blake Paulson urging the agency to formally withdraw its June 2020 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Rule or delay its January 2023 compliance date by at...
  • May 5, 2021
    America’s Leading Banks: Supporting Small Businesses, Driving Economic Recovery Forward WASHINGTON – This week marks #SmallBusinessWeek, a time to celebrate the backbone of the American economy: our small businesses. When COVID-19 hit our communities, millions of small business owners were forced to implement staffing changes or shutter their operations altogether at no fault of their own...
  • May 4, 2021
    CBA Statement on Reports Regarding Funding for Paycheck Protection Program Loans WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement in response to reports that funding for Paycheck Protection Program loans, with an exception for CFI’s, has been depleted: “Over the past year, banks across the country have moved heaven and earth to support the...
  • May 3, 2021
    CBA Statement on President Biden’s Pick to Oversee Federal Aid Office WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Biden Administration selected former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief Richard Cordray to head the Office of Federal Student Aid in the U.S. Department of Education: “I called former director Cordray today...
  • April 30, 2021
    CBA Applauds Introduction of Student Loan Disclosure Modernization Act In letter to Senators Manchin and Scott, CBA touts bipartisan legislation as an important step in empowering borrowers to make informed decisions about financing higher education WASHINGTON – As the Administration and Congress evaluate proposals to address the nation’s federal student debt crisis, the Consumer Bankers...

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