FSR CEO Tim Pawlenty recently visited CSPAN for a "Newsmakers" interview on various financial services sector issues, including cybersecurity, GSE reform, and capital standards.
“State laws already adequately regulate insurance companies, including commodities activities. The Federal Reserve does not need to burden the system by duplicating those safeguards," said FSR VP and Senior Counsel of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Rich Foster. “Such duplicative regulations are unnecessary and they will not only slow business expansion but will also result in higher prices for common household goods."
FSR Chairman and Principal Financial Group Chairman, President, and CEO Larry D. Zimpleman weighs in on Americans' ability to build a secure future for themselves and their families by navigating an increasingly complex financial system, and the tools to empower them.
The Heartbleed Bug has potentially exposed consumers’ personal information from sites across the Internet, ranging from social media and tax preparing sites to dating sites and search engines. However, a...
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