The Alternative Reference Rates Committee last week published market indicators it will consider in recommending a forward-looking Secured Overnight Financing Rate term rate to support the transition away from LIBOR.
ICBA and other groups told Congress they oppose legislative efforts to repeal the OCC’s “true lender” rule. The OCC rule, which ICBA supported in a comment letter last year, creates a standard to determine when a bank is the “true lender” when partnering with a third party.
Americans have entered a new, hopeful phase of the pandemic as the outlook has improved across the nation, with cases and hospitalizations at their lowest points in nearly seven months, and deaths from Covid-19 have not been this low since July.
ICBA announced today that Kristina Morris has joined as director of innovation. In this role Morris will work with the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator cohort, leading portfolio management activities and program development to support ICBA’s overall innovation strategy.
The Small Business Administration said Wednesday that the Paycheck Protection Program has been exhausted, and as of Sunday, the PPP had given out nearly 10.8 million loans worth more than $780 billion since April of last year.
While increasing financial inclusion and improving U.S. Postal Service financial stability are worthy goals, postal banking would accomplish neither, Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers President and CEO Kevin L. Shivers wrote.
So far, about 145 million adults - about 56% of the adult population in the US - have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, according to the latest data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.