Advocacy & Resources

Funding and Financing Options to Bolster American Infrastructure

Submission for the Record by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association before the Senate Finance Committee in the hearing: “Funding and Financing Options to Bolster American Infrastructure” SIFMA and its member firms strongly support increased investment in this country’s infrastructure, which will help spur job creation and economic growth.…

Capital Markets Fact Book, 2021

Capital markets recognize and drive capital to the best ideas and enterprises. Coupled with the free flow of capital, innovation is an integral component to a country for supporting job creation, economic development and prosperity. Markets facilitate the transfer of funds from those who seek a return on their assets…

Latest Research

The Move to T+1

As we near the end of our analysis of the work needed to get to T+1 settlement, we have gained a clear idea of the changes removing 24 hours from the settlement cycle will require.  These include global settlements, documentation impacts, corporate actions, securities issuance, and impacts on coordination for…

Business Continuity Planning

Financial services is a critical infrastructure sector. Through SIFMA, the industry has a robust infrastructure for dealing with incidents that can interrupt business and market functions.