Commercial Lending

Lawmakers Express Concern over HVCRE Treatment

Increased regulatory capital requirements for high-volatility commercial real estate loans could disrupt the overall availability of development credit to the real estate sector, members of Congress said this week in a letter to the financial regulatory agencies.

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ABA Urges Support for SBA Lending Oversight Bill

ABA today urged members of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee to support legislation that would set forth an appropriate level of oversight of participation in the Small Business Administration’s popular 7(a) program. In a letter supporting the Small Business Lending Oversight Act, ABA noted the significant growth in the use of the 7(a) program in recent years and ...

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CFPB Updates Rulemaking Agenda for Remainder of Year

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today updated its rulemaking agenda for the remainder of 2016. According to the agenda, the bureau expects to issue final rules on consumer protections for prepaid cards and on mortgage servicing early this summer.

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