Pennsylvania + Wall


Pennsylvania + Wall provides commentary on a broad range of current financial, economic and regulatory reform topics. The views expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the position of SIFMA.

May 23, 2012

Roll Call OpEd: Ryan - Don't Play Politics With Volcker Rule

Tim Ryan - Roll Call OpEd: Ryan - Don't Play Politics With Volcker Rule

By Tim Ryan

Appearing today in Roll Call, SIFMA President & CEO Tim Ryan discussed the importance of the regulatory rulemaking process and to not allow current events to alter the finalization of the Volcker Rule.  .... Read more...

May 17, 2012

FATCA, Mortgages, China: A Busy Week for SIFMA

 By Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr. and Randy Snook

 FACTA, Mortgages, China - SIFMA AdvocacyIt’s been a busy week for our advocacy team here at SIFMA. This past week, SIFMA and representatives of our member firms testified (or submitted testimony) to the Internal Revenue Service, the California State Legislature, and Congress.

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May 10, 2012

Wall Street Journal – Letter to the Editor

By Tim Ryan

 Tim RyanAppearing today in the Letter to the Editor, SIFMA President & CEO Tim Ryan responded to Cass Sunstein’s May 1 Op-Ed: "The White House vs. Red Tape" 

To the Editor:

Cass Sunstein trumpets the Obama administration's efforts to harmonize U.S. and foreign regulations but offers no justification or even mention of the fact that the president's new executive order blatantly exempts one business sector that employs millions of Americans: financial services..... Read more...

May 07, 2012

A Voice in the Board Room

By Tom Price

Proxy Resource Center BlogDo you own stock in a public company? As a shareholder, you have certain rights and responsibilities to provide direction to senior management and board members of companies as they chart a path for future growth and investment. Making your voice heard by companies is part of what is known as the proxy voting system..... Read more...



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