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New York to Require Rate Disclosures on Small Business Loans

Sept. 21, 2021, 4:38 PM

New York’s financial regulator wants lenders like LendingClub Corp. and Square Inc. to provide small-business borrowers with clear disclosures about interest rates and other loan charges and fees.

The New York Department of Financial Services Tuesday issued a proposal to impose disclosure requirements for small business loans under $2.5 million.

The rule would implement a state law enacted in December that requires non-bank lenders to provide clear descriptions of the estimated annual percentage rate (APRs), the total repayment amount, and other fees or costs of financing extended to small businesses.

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