ICBA this week began calling on community bankers to submit personalized comments on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposal to implement Dodd-Frank Section 1071 collection and reporting requirements.
Independent Community Bankers of America President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey and ICBA Group Executive Vice President of Congressional Relations and Strategy Paul Merski are featured on The Hill’s 2021 list of the top influencers in the nation.
Independent Banker magazine today bestowed 2021 Best Community Banks to Work For honors upon five community banks for their exemplary efforts to create exceptional work environments for their employees.
ICBA continued its grassroots efforts against a provision under consideration in the Build Back Better reconciliation bill that would authorize the Small Business Administration from making direct loans under the 7(a) program.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau raised the annual threshold adjustment maximum that consumer reporting agencies may charge consumers for making a file disclosure to a consumer under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Five Democratic senators reportedly don't support Saule Omarova’s nomination to lead the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, raising fresh doubts about her confirmation after ICBA and state community banks groups expressed opposition.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and FBI issued a cybersecurity reminder for public and private sector organizations to remain vigilant against ransomware and other cyberattacks during the holiday season.
The SBA Office of Advocacy expressed support for ICBA and state banking associations’ request that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau extend the comment deadline on its proposal to implement Dodd-Frank Section 1071 collection and reporting requirements.
ICBA said it is largely supportive of proposed amendments to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s final capital rule, though it cautioned the agency not to allow Fannie and Freddie to become overly reliant on credit risk transfers.