Statement of Richard Hunt, President and CEO, Consumer Bankers Association in Response to the U.S. District Court Decision on Debit Interchange Fee

July 31, 2013
Jean Marie Bunton

Washington, D.C. (July 31, 2013) – "This new ruling will create even more chaos for consumers and small banks.  Congress ought to save families from this uncertainty by repealing this government mandated price-fixing.  We certainly hope retailers return to their free-market principles as they did when opposing the proposed government ban on big gulp sodas in New York."

About CBA
The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is the trade association for today's leaders in retail banking - banking services geared toward consumers and small businesses. The nation's largest financial institutions, as well as many regional banks, are CBA corporate members, collectively holding two-thirds of the industry's total assets. CBA’s mission is to preserve and promote the retail banking industry as it strives to fulfill the financial needs of the American consumer and small business.

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