Capital goes where it is welcome, where it feels safe, and where it has a reasonable opportunity to earn a profit. To maintain and advance its global leadership in capital formation, the United States must have the most fair, efficient, and innovative capital markets in the world. We can’t achieve this without a modern and coherent financial services regulatory system.
In many ways, the government is moving us further away from well-functioning, well-regulated capital markets by producing a maze of overlapping, contradictory, and duplicative financial regulations. The U.S. Chamber is fighting for the kind of financial rulemaking that protects consumers and investors, encourages reasonable risk taking, doesn’t constrain innovation and growth or allow special interest groups to advance their agendas at the expense of all investors, and is coordinated with other economies and among the many domestic agencies that issue financial regulations.
CCMC will host a luncheon and discussion of corporate disclosures, in light of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) disclosure effectiveness initiative, and what should be done to modernize disclosures to make them useful for today's investors.
Tom Donohue will outline the U.S. Chamber's pro-growth agenda, which includes reforms necessary to achieve a well-regulated system that protects consumers, preserves consumer choice, promotes capital formation, and spurs innovation.
This comment letter, from U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness Executive Vice President Tom Quaadman and U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President for National Security and Emergency Preparedness Ann Beauchesne, was sent to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Executive Secretary of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, regarding the proposed rulemaking on Enhanced Cyber Risk Management Standards.
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