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  • July 20, 2020
    CBA, SBFE Release Quarterly Small Business Lending Data Report covers onset of COVID-19 pandemic WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association and Small Business Financial Exchange today released the Small Business Lending Trends report covering the first quarter of 2020. The report, which is released quarterly, examines key credit information for America’s small businesses and each area examined...
  • July 17, 2020
    CBA on Mnuchin Support of PPP Forgiveness for Smallest Businesses WASHINGTON – Consumers Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin indicated he would support automatic or a more streamlined forgiveness process for Paycheck Protection Program loans for the smallest loan recipients during a House Small Business...
  • July 9, 2020
    Small Business, Lender Associations Call for Streamlined PPP Forgiveness for “Main Street” Small Businesses *** More than 130 trade associations in coalition Relief for smallest PPP loans of less than $150,000 *** WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association, International Franchise Association and U.S. Chamber of Commerce led a coalition of more than 130 trade groups representing small business...
  • July 7, 2020
    CBA Statement on CFPB Small Dollar Rule WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a final small dollar rule: “CBA is pleased the Bureau’s amended small dollar rule will help banks provide much needed small dollar loans to consumers in need. “ Millions of Americans live...
  • June 30, 2020
    CBA on Paycheck Protection Program Application Deadline WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Associations President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement on today’s (June 30 th ) deadline for submitting Paycheck Protection Program applications: “America’s small businesses, and the millions of men and women who work at them, are the foundations of communities across the country and...
  • June 30, 2020
    CBA, BPI Applaud Introduction of Targeted PPP Forgiveness Legislation WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association and Bank Policy Institute today issued the following statement after the introduction of bipartisan legislation from Sens. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) to forgive Paycheck Protection Program loans for the smallest...
  • June 29, 2020
    CBA Statement on Supreme Court CFPB Ruling WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Associations President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Seila Law LLC v CFPB the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s leadership structure was unconstitutional and changed the Bureau’s single director from a position which could only be fired for cause to a...
  • June 16, 2020
    CBA Statement on FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation released its Quarterly Banking Profile for the first quarter of 2020: “Despite the global health and economic impact of COVID-19, the banking industry has, according to the FDIC, been a source of...
  • June 11, 2020
    CBA Board Elects Bank of America’s Christine Channels as Chair-Elect WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association’s Board of Directors this week elected Christine Channels as its new Chair-Elect, positioning her to be CBA’s Board Chair for the upcoming fiscal year. Channels is Head of Community Banking and Client Protection at Bank of America. Nitin Mhatre, Executive Vice President and Head of...
  • June 11, 2020
    CBA Commitment to Racial Equality WASHINGTON – Following a meeting of the Consumer Bankers Association Board of Directors, CBA issued the following note reiterating the association’s commitment to racial equality: “Everyone who participated in this week's Board meeting has been moved by the protests we have seen over the last several weeks brought about by the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud...

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