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Lauren Bianchi
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  • December 7, 2022
    Last week, the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, following a months-long and ongoing investigation, released a report examining the depth and breadth of fraud and abuse from fintech firms participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Specifically, the Select Subcommittee found these firms reaped “billions in fees from taxpayers while becoming easy targets for those...
  • November 30, 2022
    In a new op-ed published this morning in American Banker, CBA President and CEO Lindsey Johnson outlines the tangible steps policymakers in Washington can take to support and protect consumers and small businesses amidst ongoing economic uncertainty. The recommendations made in the piece reflect some of the top policy priorities for the CBA membership heading into the new year, including:...
  • November 29, 2022
    Following Small Business Saturday, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is celebrating America’s small businesses and the bankers helping them to thrive amidst ongoing economic uncertainty. Representing the nation’s leading retail banks, CBA members provide more than half of all small business loans in the country. Today and continuing throughout this holiday season, CBA is releasing new...
  • November 16, 2022
    Today, at CBA’s 2022 Washington Forum, lawmakers, former regulators, industry experts, and the CBA Team weighed in on the most pressing policy issues affecting retail banks. From crypto, digitization, fintechs, and all things CFPB, the virtual event featured seven sessions and more than 20 speakers focused on what’s happening and what’s to come amidst a rapidly changing bank landscape and...
  • November 10, 2022
    America’s leading banks have increasingly unveiled new overdraft innovations to provide consumers even greater choice and flexibility to make informed financial decisions. As new research from the Brookings Institute recently found – the monetary impact of these new products and polices on consumers is significant – with combined savings reaching roughly $5 billion a year. In a new paper...
  • October 27, 2022
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President & CEO Lindsey Johnson today issued the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released an outline of proposals and alternatives under consideration for the Bureau’s data rights rulemaking to implement section 1033 of the Dodd-Frank Act: “CBA long has supported expanding consumers’ access and control of their...
  • October 26, 2022
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President & CEO Lindsey Johnson today issued the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released new guidance concerning bank fees: “The nation’s largest banks have introduced new, innovative products and policies designed to provide consumers greater choice, transparency, and control of their money. These changes were made...
  • October 25, 2022
    Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President & CEO Lindsey Johnson today shared the following statement after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) released a new report that found the number of Americans without a bank account in 2021 fell to 4.5%, the lowest national unbanked rate since the FDIC survey began in 2009. "Today's report is welcomed news and a testament to the unwavering...
  • October 18, 2022
    Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, Independent Community Bankers of America and Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America today issued the following statement on the FDIC’s decision to increase assessment rates: “We are disappointed that the FDIC has chosen to increase assessment rates based on assumptions that are demonstrably...
  • October 13, 2022
    Over the past several months, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) has urged Congress to reject consideration of the “Credit Card Competition Act,” harmful legislation that would alter the current credit routing system and deprive consumers of the safety, reliability, and rewards they’ve come to expect while using their credit card. While some policymakers in Washington remain intent on...

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