The four panels that advise the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on consumer, financial industry, and research matters are set to meet over a three-day period beginning Nov. 3, according to notices scheduled to publish Tuesday in the Federal Register:
- The Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) will meet Nov. 3 from 1-5 p.m. Eastern. Key topics will include small business lending, age-friendly banking, and appraisal bias in the mortgage marketplace, a meeting notice states.
- The Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC) and Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC) will both meet Nov. 4 from 1-5 p.m. Eastern. Key topics will include small business lending, age-friendly banking, and youth financial literacy.
- The Academic Research Council (ARC) will meet Nov. 5 from 1-3:45 p.m. Eastern, focusing on research methodologies related to small business lending. This meeting will include an analysis session on racial and economic equity, according to the meeting notice.
Those wishing to attend any of the meetings have until noon the day before to RSVP in order to receive meeting information. Members of the public may submit comments up to seven days prior to each meeting. Meeting agendas will be posted online the day before each session, the notices show.