As Acting Chief Counsel in the Office of Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration, (SBA), Ms. Rodgers advances the views, concerns and interests of small business before Congress, the...
The Small Business Advocate – August/September 2012
Advocacy’s September conference in Seattle headlines the August-September issue of The Small Business Advocate. The issue also contains the full text of the 2012 update of “Frequently Asked Questions about Small Business,” as well as the announcement of the new Advocacy Innovation Initiative by Chief Counsel for Advocacy Winslow Sargeant.
In This Issue
Advocacy Hosts Seattle Conference, 1
Message from the Chief Counsel
Advocacy Innovation Initiative Takes Flight, 2
Patent Reform Update: First-To-File, Roundtables, Roadshow, 7
EBSA Revises Position in Response to Small Business Input, 7
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Small Business, 3-6
Which Banks Lend to Small Business? 8