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  • April 14, 2021
    At CBA, Lawmakers, Regulators Discuss What’s Ahead in Washington for Retail Banking At the Consumer Bankers Association’s first-ever Washington Forum earlier today, regulators and lawmakers at the forefront of bank policy weighed in on the biggest issues facing the industry, including: addressing new technologies and the evolving banking ecosystem, increasing access to banking products and...
  • April 13, 2021
    CBA: Restraining Federal Lending Critical to Reducing Excessive Student Loan Debt In letter to Senate Banking Subcommittee, CBA outlines practical solutions to ease student loan debt, protect borrowers WASHINGTON – As the Administration and Congress evaluate proposals to address the nation’s federal student debt crisis, Consumer Bankers Association today outlined commonsense reforms to reduce...
  • April 13, 2021
    CBA Washington Forum to Feature Chief Regulators, Congressional Banking Leaders & Top Industry Experts Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 12-4 PM ET WASHINGTON, DC – The Consumer Bankers Association will host its first-ever CBA Washington Forum, a virtual event to be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, offering a panoramic view of what’s to come from regulators and Capitol Hill in “the new Washington...
  • April 12, 2021
    CBA, SBFE Small Business Data Highlights Stabilizing Effects of PPP, Short-Term Delinquency Trends WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association and Small Business Financial Exchange today released the Small Business Lending Trends analysis covering the fourth quarter of 2020. The analysis, which is released quarterly, examines key credit information for America’s small businesses and shows...
  • April 8, 2021
    Supreme Court’s TCPA Decision “A Win for Consumers and Small Businesses” WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court delivered an important win for consumers and small businesses last week when it ruled 9-0 in Facebook v. Duguid to narrow the definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), protecting a bank’s ability to communicate with its...
  • April 1, 2021
    Senators Cardin, Toomey, FDIC Chairman McWilliams Join Slate of Speakers for CBA’s Washington Forum Lineup also includes Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), OCC Acting Comptroller Paulson WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association this week announced Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship Chairman Ben Cardin (D-MD), Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Pat...
  • March 31, 2021
    CBA Statement on CFPB Decision to Revoke Much-Needed COVID-19 Flexibility WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, under Acting Director Dave Uejio, announced its decision to revoke much-needed COVID-19 flexibility for banks, which will go into effect tomorrow, April 1, 2021: “This...
  • March 26, 2021
    One Year After CARES Act Became Law, CBA Recognizes Invaluable Role Banks Have Played “Banks will continue working tirelessly to get Americans back on their feet and the economy back on track.” WASHINGTON – In advance of the one-year anniversary since the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020, Consumer Bankers Association President...
  • March 25, 2021
    CBA Statement on Passage of PPP Extension Bill WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Senate and House of Representatives passed an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program, allowing banks to continue helping small businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic: “CBA applauds Congress’ swift passage of this critical bill to...
  • March 18, 2021
    CBA Statement on SBA Administrator Confirmation WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Isabel Guzman for SBA Administrator: “CBA congratulates Isabel Guzman, longtime advocate for small businesses, on being confirmed to serve as the next SBA Administrator. We are eager to learn more about her vision for...

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