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Commercial Lending

BAFT, the international financial services association that is an ABA subsidiary, today joined the Financial Services Roundtable in urging Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank before its charter expires at the end of June.

Legal

​Patent troll legislation currently before the House Energy and Commerce Committee does too little to protect banks and other businesses from abusive patent infringement claims, ABA and several other trade groups said yesterday.

Community Banking

In the first four months of the 114th Congress, 28 ABA-supported bills have been introduced, ABA bankers and staff have testified before Congress four times, the Federal Reserve finalized an ABA-advocated rule change helping smaller banks and ABA Chairman John Ikard participated in President Obama’s cybersecurity summit.