TIM PAWLENTY: CEOs face many challenges—financial performance, market growth, customer satisfaction, and talent retention—to name just a few. One challenge, however, is newer and evolving more rapidly than most others: the cyberattack.
NPR’s “On Point” with Tom Ashbrook features FSR's EVP of Gov't Affairs Francis Creighton, who debates labor rights activist Teresa Ghilarducci on Americans’ struggle to save for retirement, why the Administration’s DoL fiduciary rule will likely inflict more damage, and how financial professionals play a critical role in helping investors save more, stay confident in their investments and grow their accounts.
Following President Obama’s announcement that his Administration plans to release a new rule that could make it more difficult for millions of Americans to access retirement savings investment guidance, FSR issued the following statement.
fTLD has signed a contract with the ICANN to operate the “.insurance” generic top-level domain. fTLD, which submitted a community-based application to ICANN in May 2012, anticipates “.insurance” will be available in late 2015.
FSR commends the White House today on the release of an executive order that promotes private sector cybersecurity information sharing during the president’s cybersecurity summit at Stanford University.
At the Forefront of Technology and Finance
BITS, the technology policy division of FSR, addresses newly emerging technology and operational opportunities for the financial services industry. It has the expertise to help FSR’s members manage risk particularly in cybersecurity, fraud reduction and critical infrastructure protection. BITS helps shape public policy coming out of Washington and helps companies understand and stay ahead of the latest public policy issues. Because of its diverse membership, it facilitates collaboration to improve the e-commerce environment for member companies in ways that nobody else can.Read more
Advocating for Strength in the Housing Market
The Housing Policy Council is a division of FSR that advocates for the mortgage and housing marketplace interests of member companies in legislative, regulatory, and judicial arenas. HPC’s goal is to communicate the benefits of a fully competitive and integrated housing market to the American public. We work with regulators to represent our members’ interests in mortgage finance and housing issues to ensure the housing market continues to thrive and lending remains strong.Read more