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  • September 16, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (September 16, 2013) – Richard Hunt, President & CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement upon President Barack Obama’s remarks on the anniversary of the financial crisis: “Five years removed from the start of the financial crisis, the retail banking industry is stronger and sounder. Key indicators as published by the FDIC including the lowest...
  • September 5, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (September 5, 2013) – Richard Hunt, President & CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement upon the announcement that students will have less options in student loan lending following the near government takeover of the student loan market: “This is a troubling trend for students and taxpayers, meaning even less competition in the marketplace...
  • September 4, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (September 4, 2013) – Richard Hunt, President/CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement upon the announcement that Steven Antonakes has been officially named deputy director of the CFPB. Antonakes had been serving as the bureau’s acting deputy director: “CBA congratulates Steven Antonakes on being named the permanent deputy director of the CFPB. His...
  • August 28, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (August 28, 2013) – Richard Hunt, President/CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement after the Fed, FDIC, OCC, FHFA, SEC, and HUD released a second inter-agency credit risk retention proposal implementing section 941 of the Dodd-Frank Act: “Today’s proposal aligning Qualified Residential Mortgages with the CFPB’s QM rule will help reduce the cost of...
  • August 21, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (August 21, 2013) – Today Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, released the following statement after a hearing before U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in the matter of NACS v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System: “The Fed’s decision to appeal Judge Leon’s ruling is welcome news for consumers. The Judge’s original decision left...
  • July 31, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (July 31, 2013) – "This new ruling will create even more chaos for consumers and small banks. Congress ought to save families from this uncertainty by repealing this government mandated price-fixing. We certainly hope retailers return to their free-market principles as they did when opposing the proposed government ban on big gulp sodas in New York." About CBA The Consumer...
  • July 30, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (July 30, 2013) – The CBA/BAI Graduate School of Retail Bank Management (GSRBM) congratulates the 78 members of the Class of 2013 and is proud to announce this year’s honors students and the Tem Wooldridge Award to the top student. Today’s graduates have invested three years in the GSRBM program which signifies their commitment to ensuring the industry is led by the best and...
  • July 30, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (July 30, 2013) – The CBA/BAI Graduate School of Retail Bank Management (GSRBM) congratulates the 78 members of the Class of 2013 and is proud to announce this year’s honors students and the Tem Wooldridge Award to the top student. Today’s graduates have invested three years in the GSRBM program which signifies their commitment to ensuring the industry is led by the best and...
  • July 24, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (July 24, 2013) – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, testified today before a hearing of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging. The hearing focused on short-term liquidity products and their impact on consumers, particularly senior citizens. In his testimony, Hunt stated bank-offered deposit advance products play a valuable role in that they...
  • July 16, 2013
    Washington, D.C. (July 16, 2013) – CBA congratulates Richard Cordray and his family on being confirmed Director of the CFPB. For the past two years, CBA has worked closely with the Director and the Bureau to create a level playing field in the financial services sector. We will continue to work with Director Cordray to ensure consumers have access to financial products they determine meet their...

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