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  • March 9, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) expressing support for S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, as well as urging Congress to act on legislation bringing about a bipartisan commission at the Consumer...
  • March 8, 2018
    Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association will host its annual conference, CBA LIVE, this March 12-14. CBA LIVE is the premier retail banking conference with nearly 1,500 representatives from across the financial services industry, including more than 650 senior bankers and 200 speakers. This year’s theme is Beyond the Bank and senior retail banking executives from more than 85 national...
  • March 7, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today announced the association’s support for the Data Acquisition and Technology Accountability and Security Act introduced by Reps. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) and Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.). The House Financial Services subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit is holding a hearing on the legislation this...
  • March 6, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Senate’s bipartisan vote to begin debate on S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act “This is a good, bipartisan effort to improve a bill passed nearly eight years ago. We commend Chairman Crapo and the bipartisan cosponsors for their commitment to...
  • February 21, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt released the following statement after the Department of Education issued a request for information on undue hardship claims for federal student loans during bankruptcy proceedings: “We look forward to reviewing any proposal from the Administration and will offer comments discussing the key differences in the federal student...
  • February 6, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Tim Pawlenty announced he was retiring as CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable: “Under his trademark ‘Minnesota nice’ demeanor, Tim has always been a dedicated fellow advocate for the banking industry and a leader on cybersecurity initiatives during his time at FSR. “I enjoyed working...
  • January 31, 2018
    “While the Court ruled the CFPB’s governing structure was not unconstitutional, it does not mean the current structure is appropriate for the Bureau’s long-term credibility. … to uphold the Bureau’s mission of consumer protection” Washington, D.C. – Richard Hunt, President and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeal’s...
  • January 30, 2018
    “We look forward to continuing to work with regulators, policymakers and the Administration to bring about sound economic policies that promote a vibrant consumer banking industry and strong consumer protections.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt released the following statement after President Trump’s first State of the Union Address: “President...
  • January 29, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association today commended the House of Representatives on its passage of H.R. 1457, the Making Online Banking Initiation Legal and Easy (MOBILE) Act. The bipartisan legislation provides opportunities for consumers to open bank accounts without having to visit a physical branch. The legislation, which CBA has long supported , was introduced by...
  • January 25, 2018
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today launched a new podcast series titled Suite 550 , after CBA’s offices in downtown Washington, D.C. Each episode will feature a recognized industry expert and offer insight into a unique aspect of retail banking, including emerging trends, regulatory highlights and legislative updates. “Our podcast series brings you the people behind the bank,” said CBA...

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