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PPP: The Need for Simplified Forgiveness

ICBA urged Congress to immediately pass stand-alone legislation to simplify Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness to preserve the success of the program. ICBA continues calling on community bankers to urge their lawmakers to support the legislation and bring it to a vote.

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Comment Letter Regarding DOJ's Bank Merger Competitive Review Guidelines

Sep 30, 2020 | Letters to Regulators | NewsWatch Today Article | Testimony
The competitive landscape of the banking industry has changed substantially since the Bank Merger Competitive Review Guidelines were adopted in 1995. ICBA strongly believes it is appropriate to update the approach to reviewing bank mergers.

Preserving the Integrity of the Bank Charter: The Community Bank Perspective

Sep 29, 2020 | Letters to Regulators | NewsWatch Today Article | Testimony
Community banks welcome technological innovation, but we must also recognize that technological change underscores the importance of a robust legal framework to ensure consumer protection as well as the safety and soundness of our institutions.

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ICBA Bancard tool helps community banks assess their small business payments readiness

The impacts of COVID-19 have echoed far and wide, but perhaps no segment has felt the daily struggles more than small businesses. Community banks who are equipped to help their customers weather the storm can further cultivate their relationships with these valued customers using payments as the linchpin for that effort.

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IB Magazine July

4 entrepreneurs who leaned on community banks

Big dreams sometimes need a bit of help. Here, four enterprising business owners share how their community banks have guided them through thick and thin—building deep, lasting relationships along the way..

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Falls Fintech: A Case Study in Launching a Bank-Based Accelerator

Central Payments, the payments arm of the $238 million-asset Central Bank of Kansas City (CBKC) never imagined that a few days into their Falls Fintech accelerator program, they’d have to transition to a fully virtual experience. But due to COVID-19, that’s exactly what happened.

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