FSR advocates on behalf of members that provide investment products and services to individual and institutional investors, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and governments (federal, state, and local); manage investments for themselves or their clients; provide financial, investment, or advisory services; and underwrite, deal-in, or make markets in capital markets financial instruments.
Current Investment Management Priorities:
- Fiduciary Duties and Standards of Care
- Systemic Risk Review of Asset Management
- Retirement Planning and Saving
- Regulating Municipal Securities Disclosures
- Investment Funds Regulation
- Retail Securities Issues
- U.S. Securities Market Structure, Resiliency and Oversight
A U.S. Senate bill to ease rules for some banks has drawn fire as a giveaway to Wall Street, even on the presidential campaign trail. But to this giveaway, the biggest U.S. banks are saying, “No, thanks.”
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard the news that Tom Brady, the quarterback of the New England Patriots, has been suspended from the first 4 games of the next NFL season for allegedly deflating his footballs. I was recently in a cab and the driver had on a sports radio […]
FSR thanked the Department of Labor (DoL) for granting a short extension for providing comments on its rule regarding fiduciary duty, following multiple extension requests from members of Congress, the financial services industry and others. However, while the 15-day extension period is appreciated, FSR urges the DoL to further consider granting...
The Financial Services Roundtable announced a drive Monday called “Save 10” to prod employers to get workers to save at least 10 percent of their pay through 401(k) auto-enrollment, auto-escalation and increased employer pension contributions.
In a campaign to urge more employers to offer 401(k) retirement plans or beef up existing plans, the Financial Services Roundtable is inviting employers to become a Save 10 employer. “It’s kind of like the Good Housekeeping seal of approval,” says former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty who heads up the lobbying group.