Advocacy & Resources

The Libor Transition: Protecting Consumers and Investors

This Statement for the Record was submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs for a hearing entitled, The Libor Transition: Protecting Consumers and Investors.

US Economic Survey, End-Year 2021

Key Takeaways 2021 GDP growth est. +5.2%, vs. -2.3% in 2020 (median forecast, 4Q/4Q) 2021 unemployment rate est. 4.5%, vs. 6.8% in 2020 (4Q average) 2021 inflation estimate 4.9%, vs. 1.6% in 2020 (Core CPI, 4Q/4Q) Setting the Scene Inflation, inflation, inflation, and supply chain. Almost every conversation today involves…

SIFMA, ICI and DTCC Lay Out Path to Shorten U.S. Securities Settlement Cycle to T+1 by First Half of 2024

Washington, DC/New York/London/Hong Kong/Singapore/Sydney, December 1, 2021 — The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the Investment Company Institute (ICI), and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) today published a report targeting  the first half of 2024 to shorten the U.S. securities settlement cycle from trade date plus…

Cybersecurity Exercise: Quantum Dawn VI

Quantum Dawn is a series of cybersecurity exercises that enable financial institutions and the sector, as a whole, to practice and improve coordination with key industry and government partners in order to maintain financial markets operations in the event of a systemic cyber-attack.