FSR In Focus

Insight from industry leaders, bringing color and scope to topics like cybersecurity, housing finance, regulatory tailoring, tax reform, economic growth, FinTech innovation, and more.

Music to My Ears: The Financial Services Sector Helping Build the Capacity of CDFIs

April 12, 2018

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are organizations that aim to provide capital and technical assistance to families, individuals and small business owners who are unable to receive traditional bank loans. Their customers live in underserved communities and often require more flexible loans compared to those offered by traditional financial institutions.


FSR’s 2017 Year in Review

January 1, 2018

2017 was a big year for FSR and the financial services industry. Take a look at a few highlights from our advocacy efforts over the past year.



Cracking the Code on Board Reporting

October 3, 2017

Every week it seems like there is news of another cyber breach. As companies and organizations grow more cyber aware, there has been increased focus on the board of directors’ role in overseeing cyber risks.


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.