Richard's Rapid Fire

  • March 27, 2015
    Thanks for helping to make it another record-breaking year. We were thrilled to host more than 1,300 attendees at CBA LIVE 2015, our biggest and best year yet. Here's a wrap-up of our time in Orlando, with our top moments, quotes, tweets and photos. Save the date and join us for CBA LIVE 2016, March 7-9 in Phoenix. TOP QUOTES "Financial health isn't us versus them. It's about all of us." -...
  • March 20, 2015
    CBA LIVE 2015: The Consumer Agenda – It's Here! T-minus 3 days before you learn all things consumer — their thoughts, their goals, their attitudes, and what speaks to their souls. Sunny Florida awaits the arrival of the largest gathering of retail banking executives this year. CBA LIVE 2015 marks our fifth straight year of record attendance with nearly 1,300 registrants (and counting), 579 of...
  • March 13, 2015
    CBA LIVE Sets New Attendance Record If you are looking to join with retail banking's decision makers and better understand the mind of the consumer, there is no better place than CBA LIVE, now just 10 days away. On Thursday, we surpassed our all-time record with the registration of the 1,212th attendee. Combined with our record number of bankers (575), these registration numbers show CBA LIVE is...
  • March 6, 2015
    T-Minus 2 Weeks Until CBA LIVE Remember, in just two short weeks we will be in sunny Florida for CBA LIVE. Join in the Twitter conversation at #CBALIVE now. Do not forget, our dress code is business casual, which means no ties. Also, now is a good time to familiarize yourself with the schedule , especially our forums , the can't-miss rapid fire general sessions , and the sold-out exhibit hall ...
  • February 27, 2015
    CFPB to Host Arbitration Field Hearing in Newark Earlier this week, the CFPB posted notice that next month in Newark, N.J. it intends to hold a field hearing on arbitration. According to the CFPB, the hearing will take place on March 10, 2015, at 11 a.m. EST and will feature remarks from Director Richard Cordray, as well as the industry, consumer groups and others. The Dodd-Frank Act requires the...
  • February 20, 2015
    OCC Handbook on Overdraft to be Amended Shortly before Valentine's Day, (February 11, 2015), the OCC issued a revised Handbook for examiners entitled: "Deposit-Related Consumer Credit" (DRCC). The Handbook was unexpected and generated a number of questions. In addition to offering general guidance, it raised a new primary concern – it appeared to make new policy by requiring institutions...
  • February 13, 2015
    Senate Banking Committee Takes Up Regulatory Relief This week, under the leadership of Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL), the Senate Banking Committee took its first look at the unintended consequences of the Dodd-Frank Act, focusing this time on its impact at smaller institutions such as community banks and credit unions. During the pair of hearings, it quickly became clear the search for common...
  • February 6, 2015
    Wennes Rolls Out CBA's 2015 Legislative and Regulatory Agenda CBA's Board of Directors Chairman Tim Wennes unveiled our 2015 legislative and regulatory priorities to the media on February 4, 2015 at CBA's world headquarters. Tim covered the state of the retail banking industry, the depth and impact of our member banks on the economy, and the health of small business lending. I discussed our push...
  • January 30, 2015
    Cybersecurity Front and Center in Congress Committees in both the House and Senate have begun examining what legislation may entail to protect consumers from future data breaches at retailers and other businesses. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) is expected to draft legislation on information sharing, which was the focus of his Committee's...
  • January 23, 2015
    Supreme Court Will Not Review Debit Interchange Case This week the long debate over debit interchange fees came to a conclusion as far as the court system is concerned. The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to disturb a previous court of appeals decision in NACS v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System . The court of appeals had rejected the retailers' efforts to increase further the $6...

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