FSR In Focus

Insight from industry leaders, bringing color and scope to topics like cybersecurity, housing finance, regulatory tailoring, tax reform, economic growth, FinTech innovation, and more.


Cracking the Code on Board Reporting

October 3, 2017

Every week it seems like there is news of another cyber breach. As companies and organizations grow more cyber aware, there has been increased focus on the board of directors’ role in overseeing cyber risks.


DOL Fiduciary Rule: It’s Not Always Fun to be Right

August 16, 2017

When the Department of Labor (DoL) rolled out its fiduciary duty rule last year, I (and others) noted that its likely effect would be to harm the very people it purports to protect. Unfortunately, it seems I was right.


CFPB Guest Blog: How to Help Employees Improve Their Financial Well-Being

July 19, 2017

The workplace can provide many financial solutions, such as medical benefits, retirement plans, and tuition assistance. But employees’ financial lives—and worries—extend beyond these programs. That’s one reason employers are looking at holistic financial wellness benefits that consider their employees’ full financial situations.

OP-ED: Treasury Executive Order Report Key on Cyber Improvements

June 26, 2017

Harmonization and collaboration on cybersecurity will promote meaningful results and outcomes and drive a more complete view of the industry’s security and preparedness while still affirming financial services regulators respective oversight responsibilities.


The Digital Frontier for Financial Services

June 20, 2017

As we study these innovations, our focus will be on you, the consumer. How can banks, insurance companies, credit and finance companies offer customers the products and services they want, in a timely fashion using the best innovations?

FinTech and Fast Corners

June 1, 2017

Innovation – even the financial type – can be exciting, and shouldn’t be stifled just because the regulatory tools don’t exist that can protect the system while allowing for innovative thinking necessary to meet the changing financial expectations of consumers.