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: Memo Highlights Damage Rule May Do to Americans’ Retirement

As Americans continue struggling to adequately save for retirement, the Obama Administration is preparing an expansive new rule that is expected to significantly limit many workers’ access to financial guidance and qualified retirement professionals, especially for moderate and lower income Americans.

Roundtable Roundup: DoL Fiduciary Rule Progress Expected Soon

The Department of Labor (DoL) is expected to release an onerous proposal that could eliminate access to retirement advice for low and moderate-income workers. It could also make financial advice considerably more cost-prohibitive – to the point that many employees who could benefit from working with a financial professional won’t consider...

Roundtable Roundup: POTUS Announces Cybersecurity Measures

President Obama unveiled proposals this week focusing on cybersecurity, including a call for Congress to enact cybersecurity information sharing legislation. Information sharing legislation is needed to be effective in the ongoing battle against cyber criminals and protecting consumers.

Roundtable Roundup: TRIA Reauthorization State of Play

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. It’s been a big week in Washington, with many FSR priorities seeing significant action on Capitol Hill. From TRIA to the Collins Fix, the lame duck...

Roundtable Roundup: Eight ‘Next Steps’ for Merchant-Financial Cyber Partnership Unveiled

FSR and a coalition of other associations representing financial institutions, payments networks, and a wide range of retailers released a list of eight “next steps” yesterday for the Merchant Financial Cyber Partnership