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  • November 19, 2018
    CBA Submits Comment Letter to OCC on CRA Offers goals of modernization efforts: Clarity, Transformation, Flexibility & Optionality WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association today submitted comments in response to the Office of the Comptroller of Currency’s advance notice of proposed rulemaking on ways to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act. CBA’s comment letter was drafted in conjunction...
  • November 14, 2018
    CBA Statement on FDIC Small-Dollar RFI WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation published a request for information on small-dollar lending programs: “About half of all American families cannot cover emergency bills ranging from car repairs and medical expenses to child care. Policies in...
  • November 7, 2018
    CBA Statement on Midterm Election Results WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Democrats gained the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives: “We look forward to working with both parties on common-sense, bipartisan legislative proposals and regulatory reform. Divided government can produce major accomplishments and...
  • November 7, 2018
    CBA will host a member call on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 3 p.m. ET to discuss the outcome of the 2018 Midterm Election and its impact on retail banking. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE MATERIALS FOR THE CALL.
  • October 31, 2018
    CBA Statement on Fed Regulatory Proposals WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Federal Reserve Board proposed creating a tiered regulatory structure for bank holding companies, consistent with S. 2155: “The Fed took a positive step toward making regulations more aligned with the risks posed by activities instead of...
  • October 26, 2018
    CBA Statement on Bureau Review of Small-Dollar Rule WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt released the following statement after the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection announced it would reconsider provisions of the “Payday, Vehicle Title and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans” rule as well as the rule’s implementation date: “We appreciate the Bureau...
  • September 12, 2018
    CBA Announces Board Leadership Team, Sets Advocacy Agenda for Upcoming Year Todd Barnhart of PNC Bank becomes chair; Nitin Mhatre of Webster named Chair-Elect Listen to Barnhart discuss CBA’s Priorities, Changes in Industry Regulations Over the Last Decade on CBA’s Suite 550 Podcast, Available Here WASHINGTON – Heading into its 100th year, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) has elected Todd...
  • September 12, 2018
    CBA Supports Commonsense House Financial Reform Bills Says passage of reforms will help increase consumer access to regulated financial products WASHINGTON -- The Consumer Bankers Association wrote House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) and Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) to express support for several bills the committee is scheduled to consider during...
  • September 11, 2018
    U.S. Bank’s Simple Loan Product Fills Consumer Need Small-Dollar Lending Helps Customers During Financial Emergencies WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association said U.S. Bank’s Simple Loan product, launched today, fills a critical consumer need. The program is designed to help customers faced with emergency financial needs through a clear, regulated, more affordable short-term loan. A...
  • August 28, 2018
    CBA on OCC’s Community Reinvestment Act ANPR Says ANPR is positive first step in modernizing CRA, ensuring community investment dollars put to work where most needed WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today said the advanced notice of proposed rulemaking issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency was a positive first step in modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act and...

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