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February 26, 2013
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Richard Hunt Speaking at Nomis Global Pricing Forum
Richard Hunt will be speaking at the Nomis Global Pricing Forum on April 10, 2013 at Cavallo Point in Sausalito, CA. Register now and benefit from the expertise, insights, and advice of pricing strategists and banking executives. CBA members will receive a registration discount. For full agenda and to register Click Here
  The CFPB Today 
  • Bankers seek certainty amid questions about CFPB
    The banking industry is facing uncertainty, particularly about mortgage rules, now that a court ruling has raised questions about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its director, Richard Cordray, and as lawmakers seek structural changes to the agency. CBA President and CEO Richard Hunt says banks find it difficult to conduct business amid the uncertainty. (subscription required) (2/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Retail Banking Roundup 
  • Is RBS looking to spin off Citizens Financial?
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Group this week is expected to discuss selling as much as 25% of RBS Citizens Financial Group, its American retail banking division, in an initial public offering, sources say. The sale would be a move toward spinning off the division, sources say, adding that the British government has been pressuring the bank to sell the unit to raise capital. Several large banks are reportedly interested in buying RBS Citizens' assets. The Wall Street Journal (2/24), Reuters (2/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • How to be a horrible boss
    The world's worst bosses share a few highly undesirable traits, says ClickFuel CEO Steve Pogorzelski. They're risk-averse, punish people who show initiative, reward sycophants, and tend to make big decisions based on anecdotes rather than hard data. "Incompetent managers prefer to rely on anecdotes because they can always find someone to tell them what they want to hear, rather than what the facts are," Pogorzelski says. CNNMoney/Fortune (2/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  CBA Connect 
  • CBA's Banking on Youth Competition -- Call for Sponsors
    Now is your chance to join fellow bankers to support the 2013 Banking on Youth Competition. The program's inaugural year was a great success with 13 sponsoring banks and more than 170 entries from youth teams across 33 states. Sponsorship opportunities for 2013 are still available, ranging from $3,000 to $40,000. Visit our website and learn how you can support this growing competition and connect with America's young entrepreneurs to build sustainable ventures. Contact CBA for more information. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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