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
With more than half of Americans not saving enough for retirement, the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) announced a new national initiative today, “Save 10”, which is a business to business, peer to peer effort to encourage responsible employers to help their employees better prepare for a secure retirement by enabling them to save 10% of...
Tim Pawlenty: How much to save for retirement is one of the most important financial decisions in a person’s life. Yet, more than half of Americans aren’t saving enough, or even at all, for retirement.
FSR continues to urge the Department of Labor to give Americans a reasonable amount of time to review and comment on the Department’s proposed fiduciary rule, a nearly 1,000 page document containing many complicated legal changes that could negatively impact low and moderate income Americans’ choices for financial advice.
When we talk about the importance of retirement savings, what’s the target we should really be fixed upon? Many people don’t think about what it really costs to live during retirement, but the goal is to maintain as much of your pre-retirement lifestyle as possible after finishing the working years. And there should be enough of a cushion to...
FSR together with 15 financial trade associations are urging Department of Labor (DoL) regulators to provide more time for the financial services industry and thepublic to submit comments on the new fiduciary standards proposal, which is more than 1,000 pages in length, and could significantly impact choice and access to advice for millions of...