Regulatory Modernization

FSR supports a financial regulatory system effectively tailored to grow the economy and create jobs, while protecting taxpayers and the consumers we serve. Regulations should reflect these goals without stifling the willingness of individuals and businesses to make well-considered investments in America’s future.

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.


FSR Welcomes Progress on Tax Reform

July 27, 2017

Today’s announcement reflects Republican leaders have a unified purpose. They agree on key principles necessary to enact tax reform that will help jumpstart economic growth and create quality jobs for the American people.


Financial Industry Supports Tax Reform to Bolster Economic Growth

July 17, 2017

FSR strongly supports the Committee’s overall goal of enacting a simpler, fairer, and a more efficient tax code that significantly reduces tax rates on individuals, businesses, and investment income. Such reforms will create jobs, increase wages, bolster economic growth, and make America a more attractive place to invest.



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.