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  • June 21, 2021
    WASHINGTON – CBA President and CEO Richard Hunt today released the following statement after President Joe Biden met with the heads of the leading regulatory bodies governing America’s financial institutions today at the White House: "We are pleased President Biden met with federal regulators today to discuss the state of the economy and the safety and soundness of the banking system as new risks...
  • June 15, 2021
    WASHINGTON – CBA President and CEO Richard Hunt today released the following statement recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Elder financial exploitation threatens the financial security of millions of older Americans and is estimated to cost victims nearly $3 billion every year. “Senior citizens are increasingly the victims of financial scams. In recent years, this alarming trend has been...
  • June 9, 2021
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after J.D. Power released the results of its 2021 U.S. Consumer Lending Satisfaction Study , which found even as the consumer lending landscape shifted dramatically over the past year, traditional banks outperformed fintech lenders on customer satisfaction: “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,...
  • June 7, 2021
    WASHINGTON – CBA President and CEO Richard Hunt today announced Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu will deliver a keynote address in person at CBA LIVE 2021 on August 18 th in Orlando, Florida. “As the first in person conference focused entirely on retail banking since the COVID-19 pandemic began, CBA LIVE 2021 will provide industry leaders the opportunity to reconnect, reflect on the...
  • May 27, 2021
    CBA Responds To House Financial Services Bank CEO Hearing WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today released the following statement after the CEOs of JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citi, and Wells Fargo testified before the House Financial Services Committee on the state of the industry: “This week, the CEOs of the nation’s largest banks proudly told...
  • May 27, 2021
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt appeared on Fox Business’ “Mornings with Maria” today in advance of the second of two hearings on Capitol Hill this week with the CEOs of JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citi, and Wells Fargo. Excerpts from the interview are below. Touting the critical role banks played during the pandemic and will continue to play in...
  • May 26, 2021
    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 (FDIC) released the Q1 2021 Quarterly Banking Profile : “The FDIC’s first quarter profile reveals the continued resiliency of our well-capitalized, well-regulated banking system despite ongoing...
  • May 26, 2021
    CBA Reacts To Senate Banking CEO Hearing WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today released the following statement after the CEOs of JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citi, and Wells Fargo testified before the Senate Banking Committee on the state of the industry: “Today’s hearing was a great opportunity for the chief executives of the nation’s leading banks...
  • May 21, 2021
    ICYMI: CBA's Richard Hunt - When Our Country Needed Them Most, Bankers Stepped Up WASHINGTON – CBA President and CEO Richard Hunt wrote an op-ed today in RealClearMarkets outlining the crucial role the nation’s leading banks have played in supporting consumers and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bankers delivered emergency relief to households quickly, facilitated Paycheck Protection...
  • May 20, 2021
    Consumer Bankers Association, International Franchise Association, National Association of Women Business Owners, and U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Launch New Series Spotlighting Small Businesses #SmallBusinessSpotlight will highlight how small and franchise businesses worked with banks to save jobs, support their employees, and serve their customers. WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers...

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