ICBA to Financial Crisis Commission: Too-Big-to-Fail Must End
The Independent Community Bankers of America ® (ICBA) told the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission that too-big-to-fail institutions and shadow banks were the root cause of the financial crisis.
ICBA Agrees That Too-Big-To-Fail Firms Should Be Restricted
R. Michael Menzies, past chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of America ® (ICBA) and president and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co., Easton, Md., and Camden R. Fine, ICBA president and CEO, issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s efforts to impose risk and size limits on the nation’s systemically dangerous too-big-to-fail institutions.
ICBA Appreciates President’s Focus on Ending Too-Big-To-Fail and Helping Small Businesses
The Independent Community Bankers of America ® (ICBA) released this statement following President Obama’s State of the Union Address, during which he proposed new tax incentives for small businesses and potentially $30 billion in Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds to help boost small-business lending.
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ICBA Radio Ads Remind Policymakers and Public About Human Price of Too-Big-To-Fail
The Independent Community Bankers of America ® (ICBA), the nation’s voice for community banks, released two radio advertisements to remind policymakers and the public about the need to rein in the nation’s too-big-to-fail institutions through meaningful financial regulatory reform.
What ICBA Stands for in Financial Reform
ICBA is fighting for reforms to hold Wall Street accountable and against new burdens for Main Street community banks. The following are ICBA’s core principles on regulatory reform.