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  • 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...
  • July 19, 2022
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy reiterating strong opposition to the “Postal Non-Banking Financial Services Modernization Pilot Program,” a proposal slated to be considered this week as part of the 2023 Appropriations Act that would threaten the safety and competitiveness of the consumer financial market...
  • July 8, 2022
    After several years of being held virtually, CBA’s renowned Executive Banking School (EBS) is preparing to welcome more than 300 bankers to the campus of Furman University in Greenville, SC, July 24 - August 3, 2022. CBA’s President & CEO, Lindsey Johnson, today released the following statement recognizing the upcoming start of EBS and the importance of the program in developing the future...
  • July 6, 2022
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and Small Business Financial Exchange (SBFE) today released the Q1 2022 Small Business Lending Trends analysis , examining key credit information for America’s small businesses. The report signaled reasons for optimism amidst ongoing economic uncertainty, highlighted by new account growth which now exceeds pre-pandemic levels. Key Findings Delinquency...
  • July 5, 2022
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) Board of Directors welcomed Lindsey Johnson, who officially begins her tenure today as the trade association’s new President and CEO . Chairman of the CBA Board of Directors, Michelle Lee of Wells Fargo, who led the Search Committee for CBA’s President and CEO, said: “This is an exciting day for CBA as Lindsey Johnson officially begins her new role as...
  • June 29, 2022
    In a new white paper sent today to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and other leading financial groups called on the Bureau to rescind recent changes made to the Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAPs) examination manual, an enormous self-expansion of the agency’s authority that stands contrary to law and the intent of...

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