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ABA, Financial Trade Associations Oppose Repeal of OCC's ‘True Lender’ Rule (5/7/2021) 
AmBA and financial trade associations opposed the use of the Congressional Review Act to repeal the OCC's rule that established a test to determine when a bank is considered the “true lender.”
 
UPDATED: PPP Funds Exhausted for All But CDFIs, MDIs (5/4/2021) 
The SBA has just informed trade associations that PPP funding has been exhausted.
 
SBA Updates Guidance on PPP Whole Loan Sales (5/4/2021) 
The SBA extended its guidance on how lenders may sell whole Paycheck Protection Program loans.
 
AmBA Calls for Withdrawal of NCUA CUSO Proposal (4/29/2021) 
AmBA urged the NCUA to withdraw a proposed rule that would expand the range of permissible lending activity for credit union service organizations.
 
AmBA Calls for Banker Feedback on Beneficial Ownership Database (4/28/2021) 
As FinCEN prepares to create a new beneficial ownership registry, AmBA is urging bankers to provide feedback on the procedures and standards FinCEN should incorporate.
 
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