SBA Office of Advocacy – Roundtable on Financial Issues – June 26, 2019

The SBA Office of Advocacy will host a Small Business Roundtable on June 26, 2019 from 2:00p.m. until 4:00p.m. on the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s proposed rule on Debt Collection Practices (Regulation F) and the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed changes to the Safeguards Rule.  Additional information can be found at:

The roundtable will be held at the U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 Third Street, SW, Washington, DC.   In order to take advantage of this opportunity and obtain meaningful input, the Roundtable will focus on the issues raised in the information provided above.  As such, please be prepared to discuss these issues and provide data that supports your views.  Please note that this is an open meeting.  Please feel free to circulate this notice to your colleagues.

If you would like to attend the Small Business Roundtable please RSVP to me by responding to this email by June 24, 2019.  Please feel free to contact me at or 202-205-6943 if you have any questions or require additional information.  We hope to see you on June 26, 2019. 

Roundtable meetings are open to all interested persons, with the exception of the press, in order to facilitate an open and frank discussion about small business-related issues.   Agendas and presentations are available to all, including the press.  Anyone who would like to receive roundtable agendas or presentations, or be included in the regular distribution, 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 communicate or achieve any consensus positions of the attendees.