Testimony, Speeches and Presentations

FSR Statement on Reauthorizing TRIA Hearing, 2/25/14

The Financial Services Roundtable (“FSR”) thanks Chairman Johnson and Ranking Member Crapo for holding this important hearing entitled “Reauthorizing TRIA: The State of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Market, Part II” We applaud your consideration of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (“TRIA”) and appreciate the opportunity to submit comments...

“The FIO’s Report on Modernizing Insurance Regulation” – FSR Testimony, 2/4/14

My testimony will (1) detail the need for a strong, effective Federal Insurance Office; (2) identify the principles FSR believes should underpin insurance regulatory modernization; (3) address certain Report recommendations in greater detail; and (4) urge Congress and FIO and NAIC to develop an action plan to spur needed modernization of the...

Bitcoin & Digital Currency in 5 Minutes: BITS’ Paul Smocer

Paul Smocer, the President of FSR's technology policy division BITS, briefly explains bitcoin and other digital currencies and role they will play in the future of the financial services sector and payments industry.

Housing Policy Council to Testify on Unique Financial Challenges Facing Servicemembers before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee

July 31, 2013 Contact: Alison Hawkins For Immediate Release Alison.hawkins@fsround.org | 202-589-2427 Housing Policy Council to Testify on Unique Financial Challenges Facing Servicemembers before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Encourages DOD to Improve Defense Manpower Database Washington, DC–The Financial Services Roundtable’s...

HPC Senate Banking Cmte Testimony, 11/21/13

SVP of Government Affairs for HPC Paul Leonard testified for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on November 21, 2013, regarding housing finance reform. Read his written testimony here.