The focus on racial and ethnic diversity as opposed to gender diversity is accelerating across the board.
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Public comments for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s sweeping climate risk disclosure proposal are due on June 17, with major implications for banks and their clients. ABA’s Mike Gullette and Joe Pigg dig into the details.
The crystal ball for 2021 might be statistically clear, but looking behind the numbers reveals competing pressures for and against continued industry consolidation.
First Independence Bank was founded 50 years ago to help rebuild Detroit’s economy in the wake of damaging urban violence. Today, in a new era of economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, and protests and unrest in response to incidents of racial injustice, minority depository institutions continue to have a unique role in serving distressed communities.
Noting the growing risk of “sudden and disruptive unwinding” of lending relationships, the federal banking agencies today issued no-action relief under Regulation O for banks lending to investment fund-controlled companies under specific conditions.
While generally welcoming the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed updates to “Guide 3,” ABA urged the SEC to allow more time before adding disclosures specific to the Current Expected Credit Loss model.
Senior House Financial Services Committee member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) today wrote to Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton expressing concerns about the coming CECL loan loss accounting approach and its effects on markets and investors.
ABA added 10 banks to its Nasdaq Community Bank Index (ABAQ) today.
ABA added 12 banks to its Nasdaq Community Bank Index (ABAQ) today.