SBA Advocacy Financial Issues Roundtable, Sept 25, 2017

TO: Interested Persons

FROM: Jennifer A. Smith, Assistant Chief Counsel

SUBJECT: Next SBA Financial Roundtable Meeting

At the August 4, 2017 roundtable on section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the attendees agreed that it would be helpful for small bankers to explain the commercial lending process to small businesses and community groups. The next U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy Financial Roundtable will meet to discuss the topic of commercial lending, beginning at 1:30 pm on Monday, September 25, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Capitol, Capitol Ballroom, located at 550 C Street SW, Washington DC, 20024.

I look forward to seeing you on September 25, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact me. Thank you.

Roundtable meetings are open to all interested persons, with the exception of the press, in order to facilitate open and frank discussion about the impacts of Federal regulatory activities on small entities. Agendas and presentations are available to all, including the press. Anyone who wants to receive roundtable agendas or presentations, or to be included in the distribution list, should forward such requests to The purpose of these Roundtable meetings is to exchange opinions, facts and information and to obtain the attendees’ individual views and opinions regarding small business concerns. The meetings are not intended to achieve or communicate any consensus positions of the attendees.