Commercial Lending

ABA's Center for Commercial Lending & Business Banking provides information, education and training, and advocacy to help your bank compete and win in its targeted commercial market segments. ​​​​​


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Commercial Lending & Business Banking On March 16, 2016, the OCC updated its Comptroller’s Handbook with a revised booklet on oil and gas exploration and production lending. The updated guidance provides more detail on prudent risk management practices for banks making these types of loans and outlines regulatory expectations in areas such as repayment capacity and regulatory risk rating assignment, with special attention to lending for upstream oil and gas businesses. Please see the ABA Summary and contact Barry Mills with any questions.




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 Commercial Real Estate Lending Committee

The ABA Commercial Real Estate Lending Committee is an open committee for all ABA members. The committee focuses on issues affecting commercial and multifamily residential mortgages, including appraisals, accounting requirements, insurance needs, regulatory reform and industry best practices. The committee guides ABA’s advocacy on commercial real estate lending, and works closely with ABA’s Mortgage Markets Committee. Meetings are held monthly or bi-monthly via conference call. To join, or for more information, contact ABA's Sharon Whitaker​.

​Questions? Please contact Sharon Whitaker​ for more information.