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
The president is right: financial advisers and companies that take advantage of hardworking Americans saving for retirement by recommending financial products that benefit themselves more than their clients don’t deserve to be in business. They should absolutely be held accountable -- through fines, by being barred from working in financial...
On Monday, June 15, FSR and CEO Tim Pawlenty will host a financial security event “The Business Case for Auto-Enrollment & Increasing Financial Security”, which will include remarks and a panel discussion with key retirement and financial security experts from the federal government, major corporations and think tanks.
FSR released an alternative proposal to the DoL’s proposed Fiduciary rule today and called for a uniform client “best interest standard” for all financial advice for consumers.
FSR and Francis Creighton, FSR’s VP of Government Affairs, participated in Deloitte Financial Services’ Retirement Solutions Twitter chat on June 1. Creighton was asked to serve as a speaker for the twitter chat, along with Sean Cunniff, Investment Management research leader at the Deloitte Center for Financial Services, Sam Friedman,...
FSR announced today the addition and promotion of new government affairs staff and leadership dedicated to investment management, banking and fraud reduction in the financial sector.