SIFMA Statement on Biden-Harris Inauguration

Washington, DC,  January 20, 2021 – SIFMA today issued the following statement from Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., president and CEO of SIFMA, on the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr :

“SIFMA congratulates Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on his inauguration to 46th President of the United States of America. Our members stand ready to work with the new Administration and Congress to move forward to address the nation’s most pressing needs and promote economic growth and prosperity for all Americans. SIFMA also congratulates Vice President Kamala Harris, the first woman, first African-American and first Indian-American to serve as Vice President, a historic milestone for our nation.”

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SIFMA is the leading trade association for broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers operating in the U.S. and global capital markets. On behalf of our industry’s nearly 1 million employees, we advocate on legislation, regulation and business policy, affecting retail and institutional investors, equity and fixed income markets and related products and services. We serve as an industry coordinating body to promote fair and orderly markets, informed regulatory compliance, and efficient market operations and resiliency. We also provide a forum for industry policy and professional development. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more information, visit