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  • March 31, 2014
    National Harbor, MD (March 31, 2014) – Today at CBA LIVE 2014, the Consumer Bankers Association’s (CBA) Digital Channels Committee in collaboration with Novantas, Inc., released a Digital Marketing Assessment focused on benchmarking, best practices and effectiveness in a space which is turning the traditional model of retail banking on its head. The assessment found retail bank marketers are...
  • March 31, 2014
    Jim Clifton, CEO & Chairman, Gallup, reveals that despite advancement in mobile and online Retail Banking, the employee and customer encounter, in particular with the Manager, is still a significant factor for an engaging banking experience. Washington, D.C. (March 31, 2014) – ‘Technology, in particular mobile and online, is already playing a significant role in the lives of American...
  • March 21, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (March 21, 2014) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement in response to a decision made today by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on the debit card interchange case - NACS v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System: “Reasonable minds have prevailed in vacating the...
  • March 18, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (March 18, 2014) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) will host over 1,100 retail banking executives, including attendees from 70 national and regional banks at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center at National Harbor, MD from March 30 – April 2, 2014, for CBA LIVE 2014: Red, White + Banking, the premier annual conference for retail banking industry leaders...
  • March 4, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (February 27, 2014) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s FY 2015 Federal Budget proposal: “The banking industry plays an important role in our economy by extending credit to consumers and small businesses - it is time to end the demonization of banking. Hamstringing banks via...
  • February 27, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (February 27, 2014) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement in response to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray’s call for banks to “strongly consider” providing customers with FICO scores on a monthly basis: “CBA supports relevant efforts to expand consumer financial awareness and...
  • February 26, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (February 26, 2014) – Today, the American Bankers Association, the Consumer Bankers Association, the Financial Services Forum, Financial Services Roundtable, the Independent Community Bankers of America, the Institute of International Finance, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets...
  • February 26, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (February 26, 2014) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement in response to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s (R-MI) proposed tax legislation: “Chairman Camp's legislation sets a dangerous precedent by singling out an industry for additional taxation. However, it goes even further by picking winners...
  • February 18, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (February 18, 2014) – Financial institutions continue to respond to the massive data breach at Target. According to data collected by the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and the Credit Union National Association the costs associated with the Target data breech exceed $200 million. CBA estimates the cost of card replacements for its members to have reached $172 million, up from...
  • February 14, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (February 14, 2014) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, released a statement regarding guidance issued today by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), in coordination with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), that clarifies customer due diligence expectations and reporting requirements for financial institutions seeking to provide...

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