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  • January 17, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (January 17, 2014) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement in response to today’s hearing on the debit interchange case before a three-judge panel in D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals: “Today’s hearing was a positive step in preserving the current allowable interchange rate. While we still believe this rate is too low,...
  • January 7, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (January 7, 2014) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement in advance of several new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) mortgage rules which are set take effect on January 10, 2014: “CBA’s retail banks have been working around the clock to comply with the CFPB’s historic mandate on new mortgage rules...
  • December 19, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (December 19, 2013) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement after MeasureOne released “ The Private Student Loan Report – 2013 .” The report is a comprehensive study of the private student loan market, and reveals a smaller private sector student loan market and positive performance trends. “This report shows private...
  • December 12, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (December 12, 2013) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) release of phase one of its study on the use of mandatory arbitration clauses in connection with consumer financial products and services. The Dodd-Frank Act requires the CFPB to conduct a study of the use of...
  • December 4, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (December 4, 2013) – Today, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is pleased to announce Reagan Anderson will be joining the team as Head of Congressional Affairs effective January 13, 2014. In that capacity she will also serve as a member of the management team. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Government Affairs for NYSE Euronext. “I have known Reagan since the...
  • December 3, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (December 3, 2013) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, released the following response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) finalized rule “Defining Larger Participants of the Student Loan Servicing Market,” issued today: “This finalized rule is an appropriate step to ensure all major participants in the student loan servicing...
  • November 21, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (November 21, 2013) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, released the following response to the Office of Comptroller of Currency’s guidance related to deposit advance products issued today: “The OCC’s decision will severely impact a large percent of Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck who may not have the means to provide for their families in...
  • November 20, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (November 20, 2013) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, released the following response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) completion of merging the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) disclosures: “The CFPB has now concluded the long and difficult process of merging the TILA and RESPA...
  • November 18, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2013) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, released the following response to a report issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau analyzing the amount of money spent on providing financial education to consumers: “CBA’s retail banks are deeply committed to educating their customers and working with the CFPB to improve...
  • November 7, 2013
    CBA, Member Banks Honor Veterans and their Families Banks Employing Veterans, Creating Opportunities for Economic Advancement Washington, D.C. (November 7, 2013) – In honor of the service and sacrifice our nation’s active duty service members, veterans and their families, the retail banking industry has committed to a number of programs to help them as they continue their missions or transition...

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