Letters to Congress

FSR Letter Supporting H.R. 6392, the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2016

The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) today sent a letter to House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-CA) urging Congress to enact H.R. 6392, the “Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2016,” sponsored by Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO). The bill, addresses a key issue to the...

Financial Industry Trades Letter to Congress Urging Passage of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

TPP is an important commercial agreement that will support job growth in the financial services sector and among other sectors of the U.S. economy by advancing non-discriminatory treatment and the rule of law in the Asia-Pacific region.  Financial companies value TPP because it ensures we can better serve our customers, and future customers, as...

Joint Trades Letter Opposing the Durbin Amendment

FSR joined other financial trade associations, representing nearly every bank and credit union in the country, to express strong support for Section 335 of H.R. 5983, the Financial CHOICE Act. Section 335 would repeal the so-called “Durbin Amendment,” which imposed government price controls on debit card interchange fees—harming consumers...

FSR Perspective on H.R. 5983, the Financial CHOICE Act

The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) today sent a letter to House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling and Ranking Member Maxine Waters applauding the Committee for its continued work to advance a more effective and resilient financial services sector that protects consumers and taxpayers, while also promoting economic growth....

FSR Statement for the Record for Financial Institutions Subcommittee FinTech Hearing

FSR today submitted a statement for the record for a Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee hearing on the evolution and continued convergence of the financial services industry and technology innovators – “FinTech” – particularly in the small business and lending marketplace.