Center for Capital Market Competitiveness

We break down barriers and shape policy that finances growth.

The Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness’ (CCMC) mission is to advance America’s global leadership in capital formation by supporting diverse capital markets that are the most fair, transparent, efficient, and innovative in the world.  CCMC advocates on behalf of American businesses to ensure that legislation and regulation strengthen our capital markets allowing businesses—from the local flower shop to a multinational manufacturer—to mitigate risks, manage liquidity, access credit, and raise capital.

Recent Activity

Above the FoldMay 17, 2021 - 11:00am
Banking service in COVID

How Banks Are Helping Main Street Recover and Thrive

Every American dream is different, every American dream is unique. But whatever that dream is, there’s a good chance it was made possible by a loan from one of America’s financial institutions. These American dreams come in every shape and size, and so do the banks which support them.

Letters to CongressMay 12, 2021 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber Letter on a Markup in the House Financial Services Committee

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Financial Services Committee, on a markup the committee is holding on May 12.

Letters to CongressMay 06, 2021 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber Letter on S.J.Res.15

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, opposing S.J.Res.15, which would overturn via the Congressional Review Act the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s "True Lender" rule.

Litigation UpdateApr 22, 2021 - 3:30pm

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Holds that FTC Lacks Authority to Seek Equitable Relief such as Restitution or Disgorgement Under Section 13(b) of the FTC Act

The Supreme Court unanimously held that the Federal Trade Commission cannot recover monetary relief, such as restitution or disgorgement, under Section 13(b) of the FTC Act.

EventApr 21, 2021 - 9:30am to 10:30am
CCMC Expanding the On-Ramp event graphic

Expanding the On-Ramp: The Continued Need for Capital Formation

This event will be a follow up from our 2018 event, where CCMC co-authored a report with industry stakeholders, “Expanding the On-Ramp: Recommendations to Help More Companies Go and Stay Public,” which sparked bipartisan interest in Congress for advancing capital formation legislation.

Letters to CongressApr 20, 2021 - 9:15am

Coalition Letter on H.R. 1277, "Improving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act"

This Coalition letter was sent to the House Committee on Financial Services, supporting H.R. 1277, the “Improving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2021.”

Above the FoldApr 15, 2021 - 8:30am
Risk-based pricing

Supporting and Strengthening Risk-Based Pricing to Benefit All U.S. Consumers

When consumers are looking to borrow money, whether it be for a credit card, homeownership, or an auto loan, their past information is used by financial institutions to determine how best and at what level to provide the access to capital they need.

Letters to CongressApr 14, 2021 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber Letter to the Senate on the Nomination of Gary Gensler to be SEC Chair

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, supporting the nomination of Gary Gensler to be SEC Chair.

CommentMar 25, 2021 - 10:00am

Letter on Proposal to Amend Directive 2013/34/EU (Public Country-by-Country Reporting)

U.S. Chamber submitted comments in advance of trilogue negotiations among the Commission, Parliament, and Council during which they will consider changes to current rules surrounding income tax information whereby country-by-country reporting information would be made public.

Letters to CongressMar 08, 2021 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on the Nomination of Gary Gensler to be SEC Chair

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, on the Nomination of Gary Gensler to be SEC Chair.