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Commercial Lending

As the industry prepares for the discontinuation of Libor, the CFPB today finalized changes to Regulation Z designed to facilitate the transition to alternate reference rates. The final rule amends open-end and closed-end provisions to provide examples of replacement indexes for Libor indexes that meet Reg Z standards.

Community Banking

Small business credit card customer satisfaction surged 12 points from last year (rising to 852 on a 1,000-point scale) as 32% of small business customers say they are financially better off than they were a year ago, according to a new survey by J.D. Power.


Consumer credit demand sharply rebounded in 2021, with most credit application rates rising and returning to 2019 levels, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s latest Credit Access Survey released today.


While banks continued to remain in a posture of easing standards on commercial, mortgage and personal loan products, the easing trend slowed in the third quarter from the prior two quarters, according to the Federal Reserve’s senior loan officer opinion survey released today.


Following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, credit card debt fell to $811 billion in the second quarter of 2020, before rising to $825 billion by the end of the year, the largest six-month decline on record, according to the biennial Credit CARD Act report released by the CFPB today.

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