Investment Management

FSR advocates on behalf of members that provide investment products and services to individual and institutional investors, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and governments (federal, state, and local); manage investments for themselves or their clients; provide financial, investment, or advisory services; and underwrite, deal-in, or make markets in capital markets financial instruments. 

Current Investment Management Priorities: 

  • Fiduciary Duties and Standards of Care
  • Systemic Risk Review of Asset Management
  • Retirement Planning and Saving
  • Regulating Municipal Securities Disclosures
  • Investment Funds Regulation
  • Retail Securities Issues
  • U.S. Securities Market Structure, Resiliency and Oversight

The Case for Easing Up on Financial Regulation

June 22, 2015

TIM PAWLENTY: Companies around the world finance their operations in many ways. Some companies borrow from banks or sell bonds, others sell company stock, and still others use alternative means to ensure they have capital needed to operate effectively, hire staff and produce goods or services.

Let’s protect investors’ ‘best interest’ — the right way

June 17, 2015

The president is right: financial advisers and companies that take advantage of hardworking Americans saving for retirement by recommending financial products that benefit themselves more than their clients don’t deserve to be in business. They should absolutely be held accountable — through fines, by being barred from working in financial services or, in the worst cases, serious jail time.

FSR, Creighton Participate in Deloitte’s Retirement Solutions Twitter Chat

June 2, 2015

FSR and Francis Creighton, FSR’s VP of Government Affairs, participated in Deloitte Financial Services’ Retirement Solutions Twitter chat on June 1. Creighton was asked to serve as a speaker for the twitter chat, along with Sean Cunniff, Investment Management research leader at the Deloitte Center for Financial Services, Sam Friedman, Insurance research leader at the Deloitte Center for Financial Services, as well as Val Srinivas, Banking & Securities research leader at the Deloitte Center for Financial Services.