Industry Issues A-Z

A full listing of the issue areas covered by ICBA experts.

Full Industry Issues Index


Full Industry Issues Index


Maintain Separation of Banking and Commerce

Corporate conglomerates or other companies engaged in commercial activities should not be allowed to own full-service banks in violation of the longstanding U.S. policy of maintaining the separation of banking and commerce.


Wake Up

The Independent Community Bankers of America and the nation's community banks are calling on policymakers and the public to “Wake Up” to the risky practices, costly tax subsidies, and irresponsibly lax oversight of the nation’s credit unions.


Cybersecurity and Data Security

The financial services industry and community banks are on the front lines defending against cybersecurity threats and take their role in securing data and personal information very seriously.


Reform and Refocus the Farm Credit System

ICBA strenuously opposes the Farm Credit Administration’s (FCA’s) efforts to allow FCS to engage in non-farm financing labeled as investments or investment bonds.


PPP Lending

Information about the process surrounding the PPP loan review and forgiveness process is coming fast. Stay up-to-date with this consolidated FAQ.