FSR advocates on behalf of members that provide and use payment products and services to promote fair competition, innovation and a vibrant payments industry.  Advocacy efforts focus on identifying trends, opportunities and challenges in a dynamic payments ecosystem, and addressing regulatory and compliance issues.

Current Payments Priorities:

  • Payments Innovation & Disintermediation
  • Payments System Modernization
  • Payment Security, Fraud and Authentication
  • Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Requirements (BSA/AML)
  • Interchange Legislation & Litigation
  • Debit, Credit and Prepaid Cards
FSR’s 2017 Priorities

  Modernizing Financial Regulation to Create Opportunity and Grow the Economy FSR supports a financial regulatory system effectively tailored to grow the economy and create jobs, while protecting taxpayers and the consumers we serve. That means ensuring people have the opportunity to buy a home or send their children to college, insure...

FOCUS VIDEO: The Bipartisan Data Security Act (H.R. 2205 & S. 961)

This week, as part of our 2016 Presidential Focus Series, we sat down with members of Congress to discuss the need for a strong national standard in protecting consumers from thieves.  To protect consumers from identity theft and fraud, Reps. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) and John Carney (D-DE) introduced the Data Security Act (H.R. 2205) to create...

POLL: 2016 Presidential Focus Series – Agenda Setting

    With the 2016 Republican and Democratic national conventions quickly approaching, FSR is launching a presidential focus series highlighting the top issues the candidates should focus on.

The Miracle of Our Payments System. And Power Tools.

Sunday was a big day for the Kratovil family.  Not only was it a celebration of the World’s Greatest Mom for Kratovil Jr., but it also saw the acquisition of a long-sought item sure to change our lives for the better:  A pressure washer. But this celebration was not all champagne, roses, P.S.I. and Honda […]

[INFOGRAPHIC]: Facts on the Debate Over Payment Card Security

You've probably heard suggestions from some in the retailing community that technologies like "chip and PIN" are the panacea to data breaches and payment fraud. This infographic will provide you with some facts which will, hopefully, help you see through the attempts at obfuscation and misdirection you'll hear from the other side of this issue. ...