Testimony, Speeches & Presentations


Pawlenty Testimony for House Intelligence Committee

March 19, 2015

FSR President & CEO Tim Pawlenty testified before the House Intelligence Committee about the growing concern within the financial services sector about the severity of cybercriminal attacks and the persistent gaps in the law.



FSR Testifies on Bitcoin & Digital Currency

November 19, 2013

The increased use of bitcoin and digital currency is providing opportunities to explore, but the risks currently outweigh the benefits, according to Paul Smocer, President of BITS, who testified before the Senate Banking Subcommittees on National Security and International Trade and Finance.


Testimony, Senate Banking Digital Currency Hearing

November 19, 2013

BITS President Paul Smocer testified in front of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Nov. 19, 2013, on digital currency and its implications. Read a copy of his submitted written testimony here.