Public Policy & Advocacy

SIFMA’s Public Policy & Advocacy team advocates on behalf of SIFMA’s members for effective and efficient capital markets.


The Public Policy & Advocacy (PPA) team engages with lawmakers and regulators on international, federal and state issues impacting the financial services industry.


SIFMA’s State Government Relations team monitors and engages on legislative and regulatory developments in all 50 states, as well as certain local governments. Full details
The International Policy Committee enhances the environment for capital formation and investment by helping to open, strengthen and develop worldclass global markets and financial centers. SIFMA is working to achieve its objectives with regional partners in the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) and the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA). Full details
SIFMA's Tax Policy Coordination Committees support tax reforms that promote investment and enhance economic growth. Full details
The Committee assists member firms in developing their diversity initiatives to increase inclusion in the workplace and in their efforts to market to diverse customers. It also provides benchmarking data on demographics and industry practices, and recognizes achievement in diversity and inclusion annually. Full details
The Government Representatives (“Gov Reps”) Committee is the primary committee of Public Policy & Advocacy (PPA) that serves as the principal conduit through which advocacy initiatives are conceptualized and implemented. Full details