Industry Announces Proposed Timeline for T+2 Settlement Cycle in US

industry announces proposed timeline for t+2 settlement cycle in us

The T+2 Industry Steering Committee has released a white paper outlining the timeline and actions required to move to a two-day settlement cycle (T+2) in the U.S. by the third quarter of 2017.


SIFMA Proposes Best Interests Standard for Broker-Dealers

sifma best interests standard

 The Best Interests Standard is the industry’s proposal to provide a comprehensive, investor-focused, regulatory solution that works within the existing regulatory framework.


SIFMA Economic Roundtable Unveils Mid-Year Outlook


"Despite the weak first quarter and downgraded outlook, the Roundtable still expects the FOMC to begin raising rates later this year," said Ethan Harris, co-head of Global Economics Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Roundtable Chair.


SIFMA’s Five-Part Effort to Address Cyber Threats

sifma’s five-part effort to address cyber threats

In testimony to Congress, SIFMA’s President and CEO outlined the SIFMA’s comprehensive effort on behalf of the industry to enhance protections for the capital markets and users of financial services.


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