Congressional gridlock may appear to be dominating Washington, but at the Financial Services Roundtable’s (FSR) Housing Policy Council (HPC), we’re seeing significant traction on legislation in Congress to reform the...
FSR CEO Tim Pawlenty announces new VP of Membership and new VP of Communications, Sarah Drew and Alison Hawkins to play key roles at FSR increasing advocacy and member service.
FSR’S Housing Policy Council Urges Lawmakers to Create a Strong, Independent Regulator in Testimony on GSE Reform, Testifies Before the Senate Banking Committee On The Future Regulator of A Reformed Secondary Mortgage Market.
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 Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance.
At the Forefront of Technology and Finance
BITS, the technology policy division of FSR, addresses newly emerging technology and operational opportunities for the financial services industry. It has the expertise to help FSR’s members manage risk particularly in cybersecurity, fraud reduction and critical infrastructure protection. BITS helps shape public policy coming out of Washington and helps companies understand and stay ahead of the latest public policy issues. Because of its diverse membership, it facilitates collaboration to improve the e-commerce environment for member companies in ways that nobody else can.Read more
Advocating for Strength in the Housing Market
The Housing Policy Council is a division of FSR that advocates for the mortgage and housing marketplace interests of member companies in legislative, regulatory, and judicial arenas. HPC’s goal is to communicate the benefits of a fully competitive and integrated housing market to the American public. We work with regulators to represent our members’ interests in mortgage finance and housing issues to ensure the housing market continues to thrive and lending remains strong.Read more