Small Business Administration
Sunny Days in the Shadows for Nonbank Lenders
Business development companies are thriving at middle-market lending. Should regulators be worried?
Obama Selects New Head of SBA
The newly nominated chief of the Small Business Administration is a business founder, a community bank chairwoman and a Latina.
SEC Will Keep Its Doors Open (For Now)
Even if Congress lets the U.S. government shut down, the Securities and Exchange Commission plans to continue to operate and stay fully staffed.
Small Business Loan Process Could Ease
A Small Business Administration proposal to streamline two key loan programs is getting largely positive feedback from lenders.
SBA Loans on Upswing
Small Business Administration loan volume is increasing, though it is still behind 2011 levels.
New Size Limits Shrink and Enrich 8,000 Firms
Under the revised Small Business Administration standards, newly defined small businesses will get an added $15 million to $20 million in federal loans.
Would House-Approved Bill Trim Federal Lending?
The proposed law would change the way the federal government accounts for credit programs, increase the reported budget deficit, and possibly even lead to lending cutbacks.
SEC Gives Small Business a New Voice
The securities regulator announces a new committee designed to elicit feedback from both pre-IPO and small public companies.