Bankers are rebooting their political advocacy for 2016 and beyond.
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Paul Willson, a bow-tie-wearing, fourth-generation community banker, leads ABA’s Government Relations Council.
In an op-ed in The Hill today, ABA’s Kevin McKechnie voiced his support for proposed legislation that would exempt employee contributions to HSAs from the Affordable Care Act’s excise (or “Cadillac”) tax.
In a joint op-ed with several trade group CEOs today, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols voiced his opposition to the Department of Labor’s proposal to redefine who counts as a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
BAFT, ABA’s international finance subsidiary, announced today that it has hired Samantha Pelosi as its new SVP for payments and emerging technology and John Collins as its VP for international policy.
In a letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board today, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols called for more clarity on the proposed Current Expected Credit Loss accounting standard, highlighting several key concerns that must be addressed before the standard can take effect.
Community Bankers Council Chairman Jim Edwards charts a course for hometown bank success.
In an email to ABA member CEOs today, ABA Chairman Dan Blanton highlighted a number of positive changes the industry brought about during 2015, and called on bankers to increase their advocacy efforts in order to become a “more formidable political force” in the coming year.
ABA today applauded the bankers — all of them ABA members — honored by the American Banker newspaper in its “Best in Banking” year-end awards.
In an email to bank CEOs today, ABA’s Rob Nichols expressed his disappointment over the omission of meaningful regulatory relief provisions from the compromise omnibus spending bill that was presented to the House and Senate late last night.