Roundtable Roundup

Roundup Newsletter

Roundtable Roundup is FSR’s public-facing newsletter featuring the latest insights on financial services issues on Capitol Hill, action in the Dodd Frank regulatory space and updates on FSR events.


Roundtable Roundup: Rep. Roskam, AARP, First Horizon, Wells Fargo & Capitol Financial Partners Headline

Americans in Generation X are being squeezed by financial pressures to save for their children’s college, support their aging parents and simultaneously save for their own retirement. This mounting pressure on Generation X, also known as the Sandwich Generation, was the focus of a panel discussion this week by the Financial Services...

Roundtable Roundup: DoL Fiduciary Proposal Risks ‘Throwing the Baby Out with the Bathwater’

In a live webcast event, the Financial Services Roundtable and Progressive Policy Institute Senior Fellow Hal Singer explored how the Department of Labor’s proposed fiduciary rule could harm lower and moderate-income Americans’ ability to adequately save for retirement and access financial advice and guidance while overwhelming retirement...

Roundtable Roundup: Sen. Brown Pushes to Raise SIFI Threshold Over $200B

Democrats are signaling that they’re open to reconsidering regulations for banks with $50 billion to $200 billion in assets, namely the SIFI designation threshold, which subjects banks with more than $50 billion in assets to significantly enhanced oversight. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) told an audience at an Americans for Financial Reform event...

Roundtable Roundup: US Treasury, Northern Trust, Milliman, Assurant, Unum and CED Make ‘The Business Case for Auto-Enrollment’ with FSR

The use of auto-enrollment to encourage Americans to save for retirement through their employer sponsored savings plans was the focus of FSR’s “The Business Case for Auto-Enrollment” event this week, which featured Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury Mark Iwry and Northern Trust President of Asset Management Steve Potter, among...

Roundtable Roundup: Lawsky Unveils BitLicense Framework, WH official discusses IRS breach at BITS Emerging Payments Forum

Roundtable Roundup is FSR’s public-facing newsletter featuring the latest insights on financial services issues on Capitol Hill, action in the Dodd Frank regulatory space and updates on FSR events.   FSR Updates Lawsky Unveils BitLicense Framework, WH official discusses IRS breach at BITS Emerging Payments Forum Pawlenty: Lock the door on...