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.
To survive in a competitive financial services landscape, bankers need to unite and engage, says ABA Chairman John Ikard.
ABA’s “Excellence in Advocacy” honorees are going above and beyond to get out the message of the banking industry.
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.
The OCC’s Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting this morning in Washington, D.C.
Banking will see a quiet week on Capitol Hill as the House Financial Services Committee and Senate Banking Committee turn their attention to insurance regulation with several hearings.
Excessive regulation is keeping people from starting new banks, A. Scott Anderson said in a Deseret News op-ed published today.
With a 355-63 vote, the House today passed the ABA-supported National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act (H.R. 1731), which would enhance cybersecurity threat information sharing.