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Biden Administration Announces Measures to Target PPP Loans to Smallest Firms (2/23/2021) 
The White House announced several measures to ensure the smallest firms have access to Paycheck Protection Program loans.
 
Fed’s Brainard Supports Mandatory Disclosures to Manage Climate Risk (2/19/2021) 
Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard expressed support for mandatory climate disclosures to help measure and mitigate climate risk.
 
ABA Opposes Rakuten’s Third Attempt at Federal Deposit Insurance (2/19/2021) 
AmBA wrote to the FDIC expressing strong opposition to another attempt by Rakuten.
 
AmBA Cautions Against Unilateral Efforts to Reform CRA in Letter to Fed (2/17/2021) 
As the Federal Reserve contemplates updates to its CRA regulations, AmBA has emphasized the importance of working closely with the FDIC and OCC.
 
SBA Releases Notice on SAM.gov Registration for PPP Lenders (2/16/2021) 
The SBA released a notice addressing SAM.gov registration for PPP lenders.
 
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