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The following sections provide more information about the National Ombudsman.

  • Office Directory National Ombudsman - Staff Listing Brian Castro National Ombudsman and Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Enforcement Fairness (202) 205-2417 Yolanda V. Swift Deputy National Ombudsman for Regulatory...
  • The following questions will help us assist you by determining if your inquiry falls within the jurisdiction of the Small Business Administration's Office of the National Ombudsman. Are you a small-business owner,...
  • Q. What constitutes excessive enforcement action by a federal agency? Excessive federal regulatory enforcement may include, but is not limited to, repetitive audits or investigations, punitive fines, penalties, threats,...
  • 2008 National Regulatory Fairness Hearing Each year a series of public regulatory fairness hearings are held around the country. These hearings are usually chaired by the National Ombudsman and regional board members and...
  • Small Business Ombudsman Model for State and Local Governments The following document provides an overview of the National Ombudsman program, examples of authorizing legislation, and sample documents used by the Office of the...
  • Policy on Non-Retaliation Against Small Businesses As part of its mission to create a fair, less burdensome regulatory enforcement environment for small business government wide, the Office of the National Ombudsman is working with...
  • Calendar of Events Regulatory Fairness Roundtable - Region 4 (Jackson, MS)Tuesday, July 15, 20141:00 PM – 4:00 PM(For more information...)Regulatory Fairness Roundtable - Region 6 (El Paso, TX)Wednesday, July 23, 20148:30...