Commercial Lending

House Approves SBA 7(a) Reform Bill

The House Small Business Committee today by a voice vote today approved H.R. 4743, a bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) and Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) that would strengthen the Small Business Administration’s oversight of its loan programs and increase its maximum lending authority.

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From Libor to SOFR

Used for nearly half a century, Libor underpins more than $350 trillion of financial products. As regulators and the industry plan for its replacement, how will banking change?

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Sens. Cotton, Jones Introduce HVCRE Clarification Bill

Senate Banking Committee members Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Doug Jones (D-Ala.) yesterday introduced a bill that would clarify the regulatory treatment of high-volatility commercial real estate loans intended to address many banker concerns about capital requirements on HVCRE exposures.

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