Letters to Congress


FSR, Joint Trades Letter Urges Congress to Extend Mortgage Debt Forgiveness

November 19, 2014

The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) and several other financial trade associations sent a joint letter to congressional leadership today calling for lawmakers to grant a two-year extension of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, which prevents distressed homeowners from facing exorbitant income tax bills on the forgiven portion of their home loans.

All Industries Should Have Equal Data Security Standards

November 12, 2014

On November 6, 2014, a group of organizations representing elements of the retail industry wrote to you regarding recent breaches of consumer information. Their letter, unfortunately, is inaccurate and misleading, and recommends solutions that leave consumers vulnerable to enhanced risk of data breaches. The undersigned financial services organizations wish to set the record straight.


FSR, Joint Trades Support of Barr-Miller

September 15, 2014

A number of leading trade associations, representing job creators across the country of all shapes and sizes, write to urge Congress’ support for legislation recently put forward by Reps. Andy Barr and Gary Miller


Joint Trades Letter re: Support for CISA

July 31, 2014

Today, several financial services trades sent a letter of support for S. 2588, the “Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014” to Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell.


FSR and BAFT Joint Ex-Im Letter

June 25, 2014

The Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) and FSR urge Chairman Hensarling and Ranking Member Waters to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im).

FSR supports HFSC Mark Up of CFPB legislation

June 10, 2014

FSR Commends Rep. Hensarling, Rep Waters and the House Committee on Financial Services for considering legislation that would reform the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).