Setting Appropriate and Coherent Capital and Liquidity Requirements
We support efforts underway in Congress and at the federal banking agencies to recalibrate the range of capital and liquidity requirements that apply to banks of all sizes, including Forum members, which are the largest and most diversified financial institutions headquartered in the United States.
- Congressional Testimony: Forum Supports Capital Rules Review
- Letter: Forum Submits Regulatory Comment Letter on Federal Reserve Proposal to Establish Stress Capital Buffer
- Letter: Forum Submits Regulatory Comment Letter on Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Proposal to Modify Enhanced Supplementary Leverage Ratio
Promoting an Effective and Efficient Regulatory and Supervisory System
We encourage government agencies to provide greater transparency into supervisory processes and better align U.S. regulatory standards with those agreed to by international regulators. Striking an appropriate balance by weighing actual costs and benefits of regulation and supervision best promotes a robust financial sector domestically and abroad.
- Reforming the Volcker Rule:
Blog: Has the Volcker Rule Affected Market Liquidity and Does it Matter?
Research: Market Liquidity and Regulation
Ensuring Open and Competitive Capital Markets
We support maintaining deep and liquid capital markets in the United States, which foster our sustained economic growth.
Enhancing Cyber Resiliency
We seek to achieve a more resilient global financial sector through increased investment in technology infrastructure to prevent cyber-attacks and protect customer information.
Implementing Competitive Tax Policy
We support pro-growth tax policies to promote U.S. economic activity and competitiveness